high-explosive bomb

high-explosive bomb

[′hī ik‚splō·siv ′bämb]
(ordnance)
Any aerial bomb charged with a high explosive.
Any bomb chiefly dependent upon its explosion or blast effect to create damage.
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A high-explosive bomb and incendiaries hit the Market Hall, shattering its roof and burning it out.
The best-publicised unguided high-explosive bomb of World War II was the 4200-kg Vickers Type 464 'bouncing bomb, which in 1943 destroyed two German hydroelectric dams, causing substantial flooding and loss of life.
A high-explosive bomb did land in a field in Grange Moor on the night of December 12, 1940, and report of that event appeared in the Examiner two days later.
At least two people were killed and four others, including a foreigner, injured after a high-explosive bomb exploded in a shop-house on Indonesia's Sumatra Island early Tuesday, a local police officer said.
There, the team excavated and destroyed a former Soviet high-explosive bomb.
Mountain rescuers from Huddersfield were involved in a huge security operation when a high-explosive bomb was found on the Peak District moors.
Better than words, the table herewith compares the lethal area of the M791 with that of a high-explosive bomb.
Terrorists detonated a high-explosive bomb on a London bridge yesterday, causing traffic chaos and raising fears that dissident Irish republicans had begun targeting the UK mainland.
My father and two sisters were outside the front door, victims of the previous night's raid when my old home, 312 Garrison Lane, received a direct hit from a high-explosive bomb and was completely wrecked.
Spokesmen for the Russian Federal Security Service, a branch of the former KGB, said that the bomb, which exploded Tuesday night in a subway car 400 yards from the Tulskaya metro station, about 3 miles from the Kremlin, was a homemade high-explosive bomb equivalent to about a pound of TNT.
Terrorists detonated a high-explosive bomb on a London bridge, causing traffic chaos and raising fears that dissident Irish republicans had begun targeting the UK mainland.
Suddenly a high-explosive bomb blew her terraced home to pieces.

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