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See also: Bombard
bombard (plural bombards)
- a medieval primitive cannon, used chiefly in sieges for throwing heavy stone balls.
- (obsolete) a bassoon-like medieval instrument
- (obsolete) a large liquor container made of leather, in the form of a jug or a bottle.
- (poetic, rare) A bombardment.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Joel Barlow to this entry?)
- (music) A bombardon.
medieval primitive cannon
- To continuously attack something with bombs, artillery shells or other missiles or projectiles.
- The enemy's stronghold was bombarded for 3 hours straight.
- (figuratively) To attack something or someone by directing objects at them.
- (figuratively) To continuously send or direct (at someone)
- I was bombarded with WhatsApp messages after appearing on the news.
- Please don't bombard me with questions right now, I'll answer them at the end of the statement.
- (physics) To direct at a substance an intense stream of high-energy particles, usually sub-atomic or made of at most a few atoms.
to attack something with bombs, artillery shells, or other missiles
to attack something or someone by directing objects at them
to direct at a substance an intense stream of high-energy particles, usually sub-atomic or made of at most a few atoms
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