bomb disposal

`bomb dis,posal noun uncount
the job of dealing with bombs that have not exploded and making certain that they are safe

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • bomb disposal — noun The act of removing and detonating previously unexploded bombs • • • Main Entry: ↑bomb * * * ˈbomb disposal [bomb disposal] noun uncountable the job of removing or exploding …   Useful english dictionary

  • bomb disposal — bomb dis.posal n [U] the job of dealing with bombs that have not exploded, and making them safe bomb disposal experts/team/squad/unit ▪ The device, which contained 400lbs of explosive, was made safe by army bomb disposal experts …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bomb disposal — N UNCOUNT: usu N n Bomb disposal is the job of dealing with bombs which have not exploded, by taking out the fuse or by blowing them up in a controlled explosion. A few hours later bomb disposal experts defused the devices. ...an Army bomb… …   English dictionary

  • bomb disposal — noun (U) the job of dealing with bombs that have not exploded, and making them safe: a bomb disposal expert/squad/unit etc: Bomb disposal experts were called in to make the device safe …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bomb disposal — noun Bomb disposal is used before these nouns: ↑squad …   Collocations dictionary

  • bomb disposal — disassembly and deactivation of bombs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bomb disposal — noun the defusing or controlled detonation of unexploded bombs …   English new terms dictionary

  • bomb disposal — UK / US noun [uncountable] the job of dealing with bombs that have not exploded and making certain that they are safe …   English dictionary

  • bomb disposal unit — See explosive ordnance disposal unit …   Military dictionary


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