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    bomb - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bomb

    (noun) an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions Definition
    (noun) strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    Synonyms : bomb calorimeter
    (noun) an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
    Synonyms : dud , turkey
    Example Sentence
    • the first experiment was a real turkey
    • the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned
    (verb) throw bombs at or attack with bombs
    Synonyms : bombard
    Example Sentence
    • The Americans bombed Dresden
    (verb) fail to get a passing grade
    Synonyms : fail , flunk , flush it
    Example Sentence
    • She studied hard but failed nevertheless
    • Did I fail the test?
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