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Definition 1: an attack by dropping bombs - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for bombing in the sense of this definition

(bombing is a kind of ...) (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

"the attack began at dawn"

(... is a kind of bombing ) that part of the flight that begins with the approach to the target; includes target acquisition and ends with the release of the bombs

(... is a kind of bombing ) an extensive and systematic bombing intended to devastate a large target

Definition 2: the use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists - [noun denoting act]

(bombing is a kind of ...) a deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged

(... is a kind of bombing ) a terrorist bombing carried out by someone who does not hope to survive it

(bombing belongs to category ...) the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear

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