Definition of Fragmentation bomb

1. Noun. A bomb with only 10 to 20 per cent explosive and the remainder consisting of casings designed to break into many small high-velocity fragments; most effective against troops and vehicles.

Exact synonyms: Anti-personnel Bomb, Antipersonnel Bomb, Daisy Cutter
Specialized synonyms: Big Blue, Blu-82
Generic synonyms: Bomb
Group relationships: Cluster Bomb



Definition of Fragmentation bomb

1. Noun. (military) An antipersonnel bomb that scatters shrapnel when it explodes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Fragmentation bomb

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1. The Armies of Industry: Our Nation's Manufacture of Munitions for a World in by Benedict Crowell, Robert Forrest Wilson (1921)
"... be gained from the fact that the contract for the Cordeau-Bickford fuse used in the fragmentation bomb, let to the Ensign-Bickford Company of Simsbury, ..."

2. How America Went to War: An Account from Official Sources of the Nation's by Benedict Crowell, Robert Forrest Wilson (1921)
"... gained from the fact that the contract for the Cordeau-Bickford fuse used in the fragmentation bomb, let to the Ensign-Bickford Company of ..."

3. Decisive Force: Strategic Bombing in the Gulf War by Richard G. Davis (1998)
"The streamlined 2000-pound bomb's ballistic and handling characteristics were similar to the standard US Mk-84 blast and fragmentation bomb, ..."

4. The "sixth Division": Military-paramilitary Ties and U.S. Policy in Colombia by Joanne Mariner, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Malcolm Smart (2001)
"On May 1, 2000, the FBI confirmed that they had identified remains of a US-made AN-M47 fragmentation bomb and fuze.352 Rockets of this type are routinely ..."

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