Associations to the word «Bombardment»


BOMBARDMENT, noun. The act of bombing, especially towns or cities
BOMBARDMENT, noun. Heavy artillery fire
BOMBARDMENT, noun. (physics) the incidence of an intense stream of high-energy particles directed at a substance

Dictionary definition

BOMBARDMENT, noun. The rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake".
BOMBARDMENT, noun. The heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing".
BOMBARDMENT, noun. The act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays).
BOMBARDMENT, noun. An attack by dropping bombs.

Wise words

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