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  Words related to bombardment

Related / Similar Words: bombing, barrage, barrage fire, battery, shelling

 

Definition:
  • an attack by dropping bombs;
  • the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays);
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: bombing run, carpet bombing, area bombing, saturation bombing

     

    Derivational Morphology: bombard, bomb, blast, shell

     

     
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