scatter bomb

noun

Definition of scatter bomb 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an incendiary bomb containing a bursting charge that scatters the burning incendiary agent over a considerable area

scatter-bomb

verb

Definition of scatter-bomb (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to bomb with scatter bombs

intransitive verb

: to bomb a target so that the bombs land in a loose or random pattern

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Noun

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