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Bomb

n.1.
1.A great noise; a hollow sound.
A pillar of iron . . . which if you had struck, would make . . . a great bomb in the chamber beneath.
- Bacon.
2.(Mil.) A shell; esp. a spherical shell, like those fired from mortars. See Shell.
3.A bomb ketch.
Bomb chest
(Mil.) a chest filled with bombs, or only with gunpowder, placed under ground, to cause destruction by its explosion.
Bomb ketch
(Naut.) a small ketch or vessel, very strongly built, on which mortars are mounted to be used in naval bombardments; - called also mortar vessel.
Bomb lance
a lance or harpoon with an explosive head, used in whale fishing.
Volcanic bomb
a mass of lava of a spherical or pear shape.
- Darwin.
v. t.1.To bombard.
v. i.1.To sound; to boom; to make a humming or buzzing sound.
Noun1.Bombbomb - an explosive device fused to denote under specific conditions
2.bomb - strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
3.bomb - an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
Synonyms: dud, turkey
Verb1.bomb - throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden"
Synonyms: bombard
2.bomb - fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
Synonyms: flunk, flush it, fail
1.(software)bomb - General synonym for crash except that it is not used as a noun. Especially used of software or OS failures. "Don't run Empire with less than 32K stack, it'll bomb".
2.(operating system)bomb - Atari ST and Macintosh equivalents of a Unix "panic" or Amiga guru, in which icons of little black-powder bombs or mushroom clouds are displayed, indicating that the system has died. On the Macintosh, this may be accompanied by a decimal (or occasionally hexadecimal) number indicating what went wrong, similar to the Amiga guru meditation number. MS-DOS computers tend to lock up in this situation.
3.(software)bomb - A piece of code embedded in a program that remains dormant until it is triggered. Logic bombs are triggered by an event whereas time bombs are triggered either after a set amount of time has elapsed, or when a specific date is reached.
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