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.

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Noun[edit]

bombe c (singular definite bomben, plural indefinite bomber)

  1. (military, weapon) bomb

Inflection[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bombe (past tense bombede, past participle bombet)

  1. to 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 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

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Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: bombe
  • English: bombe
  • German: Bombe
  • Lao: ບົມ (bom)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: bombe

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbom.be/
  • Rhymes: -ombe
  • Hyphenation: bóm‧be

Noun[edit]

bombe f

  1. plural of bomba

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bombe

  1. vocative singular of bombus

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

bombe f (plural bombes)

  1. (Jersey) bomb

Northern Kurdish[edit]

bombe

Noun[edit]

bombe f

  1. bomb

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bombe (bomb, aerosol), from Italian bomba (bomb), from Latin bombus (a buzz or humming sound), from Ancient Greek βόμβος (bómbos, any deep, hollow sound, humming, buzzing, booming, rumbling), imitative of the sound itself.

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