scatter bomb

1 of 2


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


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

Word History



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“Scatter bomb.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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