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Princeton's WordNet

  1. car bombnoun

    a bomb placed in a car and wired to explode when the ignition is started or by remote control or by a timing device

Wiktionary

  1. car bombnoun

    An automobile laden with a large amount of explosives, and used as a bomb primarily in order to cause external damage.

  2. car bombnoun

    An explosive device installed in an automobile with the primary purpose to kill the occupants of the car.

  3. car bombnoun

    Flatulence in an enclosed automobile.

  4. car bombnoun

    An alcoholic beverage made by dropping a shot of liquor into a glass of beer.

Wikipedia

  1. Car bomb

    A car bomb, bus bomb, lorry bomb, or truck bomb, also known as a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED), is an improvised explosive device designed to be detonated in an automobile or other vehicles. Car bombs can be roughly divided into two main categories: those used primarily to kill the occupants of the vehicle (often as an assassination) and those used as a means to kill, injure or damage people and buildings outside the vehicle. The latter type may be parked (the vehicle disguising the bomb and allowing the bomber to get away), or the vehicle might be used to deliver the bomb (often as part of a suicide bombing). It is commonly used as a weapon of terrorism or guerrilla warfare to kill people near the blast site or to damage buildings or other property. Car bombs act as their own delivery mechanisms and can carry a relatively large amount of explosives without attracting suspicion. In larger vehicles and trucks, weights of around 7,000 pounds (3,200 kg) or more have been used, for example, in the Oklahoma City bombing. Car bombs are activated in a variety of ways, including opening the vehicle's doors, starting the engine, remote detonation, depressing the accelerator or brake pedals or simply lighting a fuse or setting a timing device. The gasoline in the vehicle's fuel tank may make the explosion of the bomb more powerful by dispersing and igniting the fuel.

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  1. car bomb

    A car bomb is an explosive device that has been placed or concealed inside a car or other vehicle and is detonated to cause destruction or kill people in the vicinity. It is generally used by terrorists or criminals for assassination, assassination attempts, or acts of terrorism.

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  1. Car bomb

    A car bomb, or truck bomb, also known as a Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device, is an improvised explosive device placed inside a car or other vehicle and then detonated. It is commonly used as a weapon of assassination, terrorism or guerrilla warfare, to kill the occupants of the vehicle, people near the blast site, or to damage buildings or other property. Car bombs act as their own delivery mechanisms and can carry a relatively large amount of explosives without attracting suspicion; in larger vehicles and trucks, weights of at least 7,000 pounds have been used. Car bombs are activated in a variety of ways; including opening the vehicle's doors, starting the engine, depressing the accelerator or brake pedals or simply lighting a fuse or setting a timing device. The gasoline in the vehicle's fuel tanks make the explosion of the bomb more powerful.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of car bomb in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of car bomb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of car bomb in a Sentence

  1. Ankara Gov. Mehmet Kiliclar:

    The explosion may have been caused by a car bomb.

  2. Abdiasis Abu Musab:

    First we targeted (the hotel) with a suicide car bomb and then armed mujahideen (guerrilla fighters) stormed the hotel. We are still fighting inside the hotel, there are many dead bodies inside the hotel, including a dead white man. We control the hotel now.

  3. James Mattis:

    In a country with millions of people & cars going everywhere, the enemy is going to get a car bomb out there once in a while.

  4. Rafi Cohen:

    We foiled a car bomb attack, we have no doubt the woman terrorist who drove the vehicle intended to reach Jerusalem.

  5. Hussein Ali:

    We fired (at) the suicide car bomb before it entered the base. It exploded outside the base. Only seven Somali soldiers were injured.


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