bombe

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See also: Bombe, bombé, bombë, and bomb

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French bombe. Doublet of bomb.

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Noun[edit]

bombe (plural bombes)

  1. A dessert made from ice cream frozen in a (generally spherical or hemispherical) mold.
  2. (chiefly in German cooking, otherwise rare) A small, cylindrical or spherical chocolate-covered confection. (Compare truffle.)
    • 1983, Bon Appétit, volume 28, page 17:
      Sous-chef Daniel O'Reagan prepares an array of tempting desserts, including a zabaglione and marzipan bombe, chocolate mousse torte and an amaretto-flavored cheesecake.
    • 2000, New York Times, The New York Times Guide to New York City 2001, page 454:
      The best dessert by far is the chocolate-caramel bombe, a gorgeous chocolate-dusted dome with a heart of passion fruit crème brûlée.
    • 2009, Tim Richardson, Sweets: A History of Candy (→ISBN), page 374:
      Austria boasts the Mozart ball, a marzipan-filled chocolate ball wrapped in a portrait of the composer. Niemetz of Vienna also manufactures a famous marshmallow bombe called the Schwedenbombe.
  3. (computing) An electromechanical device used in early cryptanalysis.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bombe.

Noun[edit]

bombe c (singular definite bomben, plural indefinite bomber)

  1. (military, weapon) bomb

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian bomba, from Latin bombus (a boom)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔ̃b/
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Noun[edit]

bombe f (plural bombes)

  1. bomb (a device filled with explosives)
  2. aerosol (either the substance or the container)
  3. (colloquial) a hottie, a bombshell
    Synonyms: avion de chasse, bonnasse, canon
  4. globular glass vessel; demijohn, carboy
    Synonym: bonbonne
  5. bombe glacée, a frozen dessert consisting of two or more different kinds of ice cream, often with a light, frothy center made of eggs and sugar, frozen in a melon-shaped mold
  6. Ellipsis of bombe météorologique or bombe météo or bombe cyclonique

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: bombe
  • English: bombe
  • German: Bombe

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bombe f

  1. plural of bomba

Kurdish[edit]

bombe

Noun[edit]

bombe f

  1. bomb (a device filled with explosives)

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bombe

  1. vocative singular of bombus

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bombe f (plural bombes)

  1. (Jersey) bomb

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

bombe f or m (definite singular bomba or bomben, indefinite plural bomber, definite plural bombene)

  1. a bomb
  2. a round spot in patterns
    • et blått slips med røde bomber
      a blue tie with red spots
  3. bombe

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Verb[edit]

bombe (imperative bomb, present tense bomber, simple past and past participle bomba or bombet, present participle bombende)

  1. to bomb

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

bombe f (definite singular bomba, indefinite plural bomber, definite plural bombene)

  1. a bomb
  2. a round spot in patterns
    • eit blått slips med raude bomber
      a blue tie with red spots
  3. bombe

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bombe (present tense bombar, past tense bomba, past participle bomba, passive infinitive bombast, present participle bombande, imperative bomb)

  1. to bomb

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Romanian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bombe f

  1. indefinite plural of bombă
  2. indefinite genitive/dative singular of bombă