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An abnormal termination of a program being executed, which requires that the computer be rebooted.
A regional street term for a large quantity of various drugs of abuse—e.g., crack, heroin, or a large marijuana cigarette.
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.
See Time bomb.
A container formerly used to store radioactive materials (e.g., radium) for future use in radiotherapy.
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.