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  1. dive-bombingnoun

    a bombing run in which the bomber releases the bomb while flying straight toward the target


  1. dive-bombing

    Dive-bombing is an aerial attack tactic in which an aircraft rapidly descends towards a target, releasing its bombs at a close range for maximum precision, before flying upwards again to avoid the blast. This method often results in a higher level of accuracy in hitting the targets as compared to level bombing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dive-bombing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dive-bombing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    I hope people do think about getting the vaccination. It's your prerogative, but I wish I had done it just to just avoid this, this new Delta variant, which they do think that I might have had, is just dive bombing everybody who didn't get the other before.


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