light bomber


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light bomber

[′līt ′bäm·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
Any bomber with a gross weight of less than 100,000 pounds (45,000 kilograms), including bombs; for example, the A-20 and A-26 bombers in World War II.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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