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Definition of "e-bomb" [e-bomb]

  • A bomb that generates a strong electromagnetic pulse in the microwave frequency range, used to destroy or disrupt electronic equipment. Also called microwave bomb. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "e-bomb" in a sentence
  • "It is so nice to know that there are other people in this world who would like to send an e-bomb to the various "reality" television shows."
  • "Ironically, Hood had believed that the only way they would be affected by an e-bomb is if an Air Force test at Andrews went sour."
  • ""The companion question, of course, is in addition to having the technical wherewithal, who would have the logistical chops to put an e-bomb inside a water bottle?""
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