bomber

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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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The first air-refuelable jet bomber in the US inventory, the B-45--as well as the reconnaissance versions--could take on fuel from KB-29 and KC-97 tankers.
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A good portion of this interesting and very readable account is devoted to the AAF's attempts to obtain Me 262 fighters at Lechfeld in Bavaria and an Arado Ar 234 jet bomber from Denmark, then located in the British zone.
He then moved to English Electric's Preston aircraft division as chief stressman, and as part of Teddy Petter's team there, he helped design Britain's first jet bomber, the Canberra.
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Hitler had been hoarding a meagre quantity of Me-262 jets in order to build up a jet bomber force with which to strike back at England.
With AVRO he flew the only seven-engine jet bomber in the world.
nose, the Tupolev Tu-2, introduced later in the war, and the post-war Ilyushin 11-28 jet bomber had forward-firing cannon, indicating recognition of the desirability of such an armament in situations favoring its employment.
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