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bomber

Drug slang
A regional street term for a large joint (marijuana cigarette).
 
Military medicine
A military aircraft designed to attack land and sea targets by dropping bombs onto them. They are divided into:
• Strategic bombers—which bomb strategic targets (e.g., supply bases, bridges, factories, shipyards, and cities) to damage an enemy's war effort. As a rule, strategic bombers deliver bigger bombs from higher altitude and are thus less precise. These are of greatest interest/concern for medical personnel on the ground because the damage is greater and less descriminate.
• Tactical bombers—which bomb specific military targets and installations with greater precision than strategic bombing.

Terrorism
A person who detonates an explosive with the intent of killing military personnel or civilians.
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Attitudes displayed by the members of a Navy bomber squadron vary From bored and nonchalont to unrestrained eagerness as they are briefed aboard their carrier before the opening strike of the two-day attack on Tokyo.
Army Air Corps, flying missions over Germany as a bomber squadron leader.
The rapid, coordinated mission-driven support provided to the 37th Bomber Squadron by the Defense Travel System -- and by the people on the ground operating it -- is what we intend to be the standard for Defense travelers in the future, when the system is fully implemented," said Schaefer.
At 0920, Nagumo was aware that one American torpedo bomber squadron was approaching his carrier force (with dive-bombers expected soon to follow.
Bowen-Bravery survived many operations to the city in his Lancaster J-Jig, which he had nicknamed Bad Penny II, an operation which had claimed the lives of many of the Bomber Squadron before him.
The War Week Mission Rehearsal Exercise will ready the Tornado bomber crews for their tasks in Afghanistan, where they will relieve 12 bomber squadron, also based at Lossiemouth, in supporting Nato and Afghan troops.
In April 1945, my Navy bomber squadron was stationed on Whidbey Island, 50 miles north of Seattle.
Listening to them go round the track it sounds more like a low-level Second World War bomber squadron.
Sadly, just a week later, Norman's brother Ronald Plant - a pilot in the 603 Lancaster Bomber squadron - died in a mid-air collision with a Heinkel.
The two also enjoy traveling, attending reunions with Walt's World War II bomber squadron, as well as time with their eight grandchildren.
When a US Air Force officer takes command of a bomber squadron based in England, he has to suppress his humane instincts to restore morale and discipline - a task which places a heavy strain on his mental state and brings his weary men to the edge of endurance.
Marine veteran with VMB 423 Bomber Squadron serving in the South Pacific.