- carpet bombing
- The progressive distribution of a mass bomb load upon an area defined by designated boundaries, in such manner as to inflict damage to all portions thereof.
Military dictionary. 2000.
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carpet-bombing — carpet bomb UK US verb [I or T] MARKETING ► to advertise a lot and in many different ways to a very large number of people: »The online giant, AOL, has an ad campaign to carpet bomb public concerts and events with promotions. carpet bombing noun… … Financial and business terms
Carpet bombing — On May 14, 1940 at 1:22 p.m., German bombers set the whole inner city of Rotterdam ablaze, killing 814 of its inhabitants … Wikipedia
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carpet bombing — N UNCOUNT Carpet bombing is heavy bombing from aircraft, with the intention of hitting as many places as possible in a particular area … English dictionary
carpet bombing — /ˈkapət bɒmɪŋ/ (say kahpuht boming) noun Military intense bombing of an extended target area: *Sensitive to criticism of indiscriminate US carpet bombing, the spokesman said the strikes were carefully targeted. –aap news, 2001 … Australian English dictionary
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carpet bombing — noun an extensive and systematic bombing intended to devastate a large target • Syn: ↑area bombing, ↑saturation bombing • Derivationally related forms: ↑carpet bomb • Hypernyms: ↑bombing, ↑bombardment … Useful english dictionary
carpet bombing — n. area bombing, extensive bombing over a specific area in order to completely destroy it, process of dropping many bombs over a specific area (in order to completely destroy it) … English contemporary dictionary
carpet-bombing — See carpet bomb. * * * … Universalium
carpet bombing — The bombing of a large area defined by designated boundaries in such a way that damage is inflicted to all its portions … Aviation dictionary