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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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According to police, the sketches of both the suicide bombers were drawn on the basis of descriptions of the attackers provided by the injured and eyewitnesses during interviews.
Fighters provided cover for the dive bombers and the torpedo planes.
The five Russian Tu-22 bombers were detected right off Bulgaria's coast, on the fringes of the Bulgarian air space, the Standart daily reported Thursday, saying that the information has been confirmed by sources from the Bulgarian Defense Ministry.
The match had begun at a furious pace and the Bombers came steaming back at the Celts, leaving both teams tied at 17 points each at the end of the first period.
Just 30 minutes later, two suicide bombers targeted a police department in Aryub Zazi district of Paktia province, some 100 km south of Kabul leaving the bombers and three policemen dead.
Despite the introduction of the B-1 and B-2, the net loss amounted to approximately 100 bombers.
End-to-end flowing hockey dominated a scoreless first session with the Hawks out-shooting the Bombers by 12 shots on goal to seven but excellent saves from keeper James Flavell thwarted the home side's attacks.
Mr Bishop reminds readers that of 125,000 men who flew the bombers, 55,000 were killed.
US fighter planes intercepted two Russian bombers flying unusually close to an American aircraft carrier in the western Pacific during the weekend, it was reported yesterday.
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There is a similar shortage of monsters in Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad's prize-winning Paradise Now (Warner Independent Pictures, 2005), which tracks the final days of a pair of garage mechanics preparing for their mission as suicide bombers.