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bomber

[′bäm·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
An airplane specifically designed to carry and drop bombs. Also known as bombardment aircraft.

bomber

An aircraft designed to carry and release bombs at long ranges. The term these days is used mainly for strategic aircraft.
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1 Bomberai, Birds Neck Melanotaenia laticlavia AifiifCk, Birds Head 2 KM211358-9.
Ross finds evidence for pronoun linkages and common innovations between the New Guinea Bomberai coast languages and those of East Timor (see Malcolm Ross, 'Pronouns as markers of genetic stocks in non-Austronesian languages of New Guinea, Island Melanesia and Eastern Indonesia', in Papuan languages and the Trans New Guinea family, ed.
Three are gas-prone tracts in Papua: Bomberai, East Arguni and West Arguni with the latter also said to contain oil.