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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
bomb n (explosive device)bomba nf
 ordigno nm
the bomb n (nuclear weapon)bomba atomica nf
Nota: Specialmente se con la B maiuscola.
bomb [sth]/[sb] vtr (drop bombs)bombardare vtr
bomb [sth] vtr US, slang (fail: a test) colloquialecannare vtr
 sbagliare, fallire vtr
bomb vi slang (fail)fallire vi
 colloquialeessere un fiasco, andare buca vi
 La festa è stata un fiasco colossale.
 
Additional Translations
bomb n figurative (surprising news)notizia bomba nf
bomb n slang (total failure)fiasco, disastro, fallimento nm
bomb n UK slang (great success)successo nm
Nota: Solo in Inglese GB.
bomb n (football: long pass) footballbomba nf
 footballpassaggio lungo nm
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
a bomb (a failure) un fallimentoun fiasco
A-bomb bomba atomica n
atom bomb n (explosive nuclear weapon)bomba atomica nf
 ordigno nucleare nm
atom-bomb della bomba atomica adj
atomic bomb n (explosive nuclear weapon)bomba atomica nf
 ordigno nucleare nm
 An atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, causing mass destruction.
bomb bay di aereovano bombe
bomb disposal unit n (police squad that defuses bombs)squadra artificieri nf
bomb out bombardare v
bomb shelter n (underground air-raid shelter)rifugio antiaereo nm
 Many bomb shelters built in the 1950's are still useable.
 Parecchi rifugi antiaerei costruiti negli anni Cinquanta sono ancora utilizzabili.
bomb site n (area devastated by explosives)area bombardata, zona bombardata nf
bomb squad n (police group that defuses bombs)squadra artificieri nf
bomb-proof a prova di bomba adj
car bomb n (incendiary device in an automobile)autobomba nf
carpet bomb vtr (drop many bombs over an area)bombardare a tappeto vtr
 Durante la II guerra mondiale, le aree industriali tedesche furono bombardate a tappeto.
cluster bomb n (weapon that fires multiple explosives)bomba a grappolo
h-bomb bomba H
hydrogen bomb n (thermonuclear explosive device)bomba all'idrogeno, bomba H nf
hydrogen-bomb di bomba all'idrogeno
neutron bomb n (radiation bomb: nuclear explosive)bomba al neutrone nf
 Una bomba al neutrone è un'arma termonucleare.
nuclear bomb n (atomic explosive)bomba atomica nf
 During World War II, the United States dropped two nuclear bombs on Japan.
 Durante la seconda guerra mondiale gli Stati Uniti lanciarono due bombe atomiche sul Giappone.
parcel bomb, US: package bomb n (explosive device in a package)pacco bomba nm
petrol bomb n (incendiary device)bomba Molotov nf
pipe bomb tubo-bomba nm
smoke bomb n (small missile that lets off smoke)bomba fumogena nf
 It looks like someone set off a smoke bomb!
time bomb n literal (timed explosive device)bomba a orologeria nf
 The spy planted the time bomb and walked away knowing he had 2 minutes to get to safety.
time bomb n figurative ([sth] or [sb] who will cause trouble later) figurato: futuro problemabomba a orologeria nf
 She's a time bomb with a short fuse when she's upset.
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