Definitions for: Bombardment

[n] an attack by dropping bombs
[n] the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)
[n] the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"

Webster (1913) Definition: Bom*bard"ment, n. [F. bombardement.]
An attack upon a fortress or fortified town, with shells, hot
shot, rockets, etc.; the act of throwing bombs and shot into
a town or fortified place.

Synonyms: barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombing, shelling

See Also: attack, bombing run, fire, firing, onrush, onset, onslaught, radiation

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat

Related Resources:
animlas that start with q
animals starting with l