functional bombing

functional bombing

[′fəŋk·shən·əl ′bäm·iŋ]
(ordnance)
The bombing of a specially selected class of key targets, such as dams or marshaling yards, that function within an industrial complex or transportation system, as opposed to the bombing of an entire system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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