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bomb

Computers
An abnormal termination of a program being executed, which requires that the computer be rebooted.
 
Drug slang
A regional street term for a large quantity of various drugs of abuse—e.g., crack, heroin, or a large marijuana cigarette.
 
Military noun
A device designed to cause physical damage to a specified area, by exploding on impact or when a particular event occurs—e.g., being moved, or on a timer.

verb To attack an opponent with (aerial) bombs.
 
Popular psychology
See Time bomb.

Radiation oncology
A container formerly used to store radioactive materials (e.g., radium) for future use in radiotherapy.

Vox populi
The significance of the word bomb may depend on whether the speaker uses the indefinite article—e.g., “a bomb”, which means that the subject matter is awful— or the definite article—e.g., “the bomb”, which means that the subject matter is cool, fashionable or exciting.

bomb

Military medicine A device designed to cause physical damage to a specified area, by exploding on impact or when a particular event occurs–eg, being moved. See B-61, Dirty bomb, Genetic bomb Popular psychology See Time bomb.

bomb

A radioactive source held in a container for the purpose of RADIOTHERAPY.
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There is to-day no doubt whatever that the Iron Heel was responsible for the bomb that exploded in the House of Representatives in 1913 A.D.
He said the use of the fish bombs in the state has been going on for quite a while, hence, stern actions must be taken to combat such activities.
Fear gripped fishermen in Rusinga Island, Homa Bay county after they netted three bombs suspected to have been left by colonialists.
This robot is able to detect and defuse live bombs, and can also help people trapped in fire and smoke.
Ratana said that between 1963 and 1975, the US dropped a huge number of bombs on Cambodia.
China has tested its most powerful non-nuclear weapon, dubbed the Mother of All Bombs" by official media in a reference to a US munition used in Afghanistan.
Prior to this, Lezlie Ann Orteza, a student of the NTC, was nabbed for violating Presidential Decree 1727 or the malicious dissemination of false information or the willful making of any threat concerning bombs.
Among those charged were Basilan-based Abu Sayyaf leader Furuji Indama who was reportedly the one who ordered the bombing; Musa Jallaha, the alleged middleman in the purchase of a van and bomb materials; Hadji Hurang, who reportedly kept the bombs; Nsir Nuruddin, who helped load the bombs and even escorted the van near the blast site; and Bashir Ahmad; Abdurahim Lijal; Ammar Indama; and, Saad Tedie; and Julamin Arundoh who reportedly assembled the bomb.
Thirty-two vintage bombs have been unearthed from one of the construction sites inside the Zamboanga City State Polytechnic University (ZCSPU).
Summary: Kabul [Afghanistan], May 26 (ANI): The United States Air Force Central Command (AFCENT), in its recent report, has mentioned that the Afghan Air Force has dropped over 50 laser guided bombs post the first deployment of such a bomb on March 22.
JAMSHORO -- A Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) defused five bombs which were found near the entrance of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) in Jamshoro on Wednesday morning.
Peshawar -- The police defusing two bombs planted alongside of a roadside, foiling a major attack.