toss bombing

noun

Definition of toss bombing

: bombing in which an airplane releases a bomb while pulling up in an Immelmann turn so that the bomb lobs forward as the plane flies away in an opposite direction

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toss entry 1 + bombing, gerund of bomb

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“Toss bombing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toss%20bombing. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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