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skip bombing[′skip ‚bäm·iŋ]
Releasing one or more bombs from a plane flying at a low altitude, so that the bomb or bombs glance off the surface of the water or ground and strike the target.
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A method of aerial bombing in which a bomb is released from such a low altitude that it slides or glances along the surface of the water or ground and strikes the target at or above water level or ground level. See skip distance (ii).
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