precision bombing

noun

: the dropping of aerial bombs by means of a bombsight upon a narrowly defined target (as a ship or factory) especially so as not to straddle or overspread compare area bombing, pinpoint, saturate

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“Precision bombing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precision%20bombing. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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