robot bomb

robot bomb
noun
a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bomb
Syn: ↑buzz bomb, ↑flying bomb, ↑doodlebug, ↑V-1
Hypernyms: ↑guided missile

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noun
: a small pilotless jet-propelled airplane that is steered by a gyroscopic device, that is heavily loaded with explosives, and that descends as an aerial bomb — called also buzz bomb, flying bomb, robomb, V-1

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a rocket-propelled, gyroscopically steered bomb equipped with wings and control surfaces, usually launched from the ground. Also called flying bomb.
[1940-45]

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robot bomb,
a jet-propelled airplane, steered by a mechanical device, without a pilot, which carries a heavy charge of explosives; buzz bomb.

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