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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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However, we cannot attribute effective bomber CAS solely to technology but must acknowledge a change in bomber culture that is now successful and complete.
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Edited by Bob Irving, a well-known Winnipeg sports broadcaster who has covered the Blue Bombers for the past thirty-two seasons-and primarily written by a group of Winnipeg sports journalists including Hal Sigurdson, Bob Picken, Roger Currie, Paul Friesen, Don Wittman, Jim Bender, Joe Pascucci, Ed Tait, and Judy Owen-Blue & Gold attempts, in the words of former Blue Bomber player and General Manager Paul Robson, to "dispel the myths, catalogue the facts and maintain the fantasies that surround and amplify the story of a truly unique relationship between a province, a city and a football team.
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But the new guidelines emphasize that the suspected threat does not have to be "imminent"; rather, all that is necessary to justify a preemptive head shot would be a "reasonable basis" to believe that the targeted individual is a suicide bomber.
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