an explosive device that is improvised
Hypernyms: ↑explosive device
Hyponyms: ↑Molotov cocktail, ↑petrol bomb, ↑gasoline bomb

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Improvised explosive device

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IED UK [ˌaɪ iː ˈdiː] US [ˌaɪ i ˈdi] noun [countable] [singular IED plural IEDs]
improvised explosive device: a simple bomb that someone, especially a terrorist or guerrilla , has made themselves
Thesaurus: types of bomb, explosive or missilehyponym

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n. an improvised explosive device, such as a car bomb

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IED 8 [IED] [ˌaɪ iː ˈdiː] [ˌaɪ iː ˈdiː] abbreviation
improvised explosive device (a bomb made and used by people who are not members of the military forces of a country)

Various types of IED are being used in attacks on security forces.

IEDs such as suicide and car bombs

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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