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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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GRWC now owns 100 % of the shares of Bombshell Technologies, a premier software development service provider with a focus on the financial services sector.
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A letter of intent between the companies was executed in March 2019 and a thorough due diligence review determined Bombshell to be strategically aligned and a smart acquisition for GRWC.
The news is an epic bombshell for Jack and the rest of the family, as they realize how much this will affect their future going forward.
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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, which Sarandon has executive produced, tells the story of the title actor's life but focuses on her talents as an inventor -- most notably, for developing a radio guidance system during the Second World War that became the basis of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technology.
Bond girl Gemma, 32, is starring as the blonde bombshell in the new series of Sky Arts comedy Urban Myths.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Aman about House Speaker Joe Straus' bombshell decision not to run for re-election, and what it means for the Texas Legislature.
The mystery stalker works well to add tension, but it is secondary to Bombshell's explorations of nature versus technology, representations and interpretations of God, social norms such as class, the beauty industry, and more, and their combined contribution to an individual's (in this case, Joss's) sense of displacement.
Festival favourite Tiff Stevenson asked herself the same question and came up with her new show, the appropriately-titled Bombshell.