heavy bomber

heavy bomber
noun
: a large long-range bomber designed primarily to carry large and heavy bomb loads to distant strategic targets — compare light bomber, medium bomber

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a large plane capable of carrying heavy bomb loads for long distances, esp. at high altitudes. Cf. light bomber, medium bomber.
[1920-25]

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