dive-bomber
noun see dive-bomb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dive-bomber — diveˈ bomber noun An aeroplane that discharges a bomb while in a steep dive • • • Main Entry: ↑dive * * * dive bomber UK US noun [countable] [singular dive bomber plural dive bo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dive Bomber — est un film américain réalisé par Michael Curtiz, sorti en 1941. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dive-bomber — dive bombers N COUNT You can refer to a plane that flies down low over a place in order to drop bombs on it as a dive bomber. The port had been attacked by German dive bombers for the past five days …   English dictionary

  • dive-bomber — dive bomb ► VERB ▪ bomb (a target) while diving steeply in an aircraft. DERIVATIVES dive bomber noun …   English terms dictionary

  • dive-bomber — dive ,bomber noun count a military aircraft that can fly low in order to drop bombs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dive bomber — n. an airplane designed to release bombs while diving steeply at a target divebomb vt., vi …   English World dictionary

  • Dive bomber — For other uses, see Dive Bomber (disambiguation). An SBD Dauntless drops its bomb. The dive brakes are extended and are visible behind the wings. A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives directly at its targets in order to provide greater… …   Wikipedia

  • Dive Bomber — A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives directly at its targets. Dive Bomber may also refer to: Dive Bomber (film) Dive Bomber (video game) Dive Bomber (ride), a type of amusement ride See also Dive bomb (disambiguation) This …   Wikipedia

  • dive bomber — noun a bomber that releases its bombs during a steep dive toward the target • Derivationally related forms: ↑dive bomb • Hypernyms: ↑bomber * * * noun : a bomber designed for dive bombing * * * an airplane of the fighter bomber type that drops… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dive-bomber — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dive bomber : singular dive bomber plural dive bombers a military aircraft that can fly low in order to drop bombs …   English dictionary

  • dive bomber — dive′ bomb er n. mil an airplane that drops its bombs while diving at the target • Etymology: 1935–40 dive′ bomb , v.i. v.t …   From formal English to slang

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