buzz bomb

a type of self-steering aerial bomb, launched from large land-based rocket platforms: used by the Germans in World War II, esp. over England.

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  • buzz bomb — buzz′ bomb n. mil a V 1 robot bomb • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • buzz bomb — n. Informal a robot bomb, esp. as used against England by Germany in WWII …   English World dictionary

  • buzz bomb — noun a small jet propelled winged missile that carries a bomb • Syn: ↑robot bomb, ↑flying bomb, ↑doodlebug, ↑V 1 • Hypernyms: ↑guided missile * * * noun : robot bomb …   Useful english dictionary

  • buzz-bomb — verb To bomb with a buzz bomb (jet propelled missile or doodlebug) …   Wiktionary

  • buzz bomb — robot bomb, pilotless jet propelled airplane loaded with explosives that descends as a bomb (weapon used by the Germans against England during WWII) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buzz bomb — noun a) any small, jet propelled flying missile that carries a bomb b) the ; the doodlebug …   Wiktionary

  • buzz bomb — noun informal term for flying bomb …   English new terms dictionary

  • buzz bomb — noun Date: 1944 an unguided jet propelled missile used by the Germans against England in World War II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bomb — bombable, adj. /bom/, n. 1. Mil. a projectile, formerly usually spherical, filled with a bursting charge and exploded by means of a fuze, by impact, or otherwise, now generally designed to be dropped from an aircraft. 2. any similar missile or… …   Universalium

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