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the bomb

and da bomb
n. something really great. This tingle is really da bomb. She described our car as “the bomb” and our house as a “joint.”
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the revolving of the bomb, against the external cooled crust, and so produced the solid shell of stone; and lastly, that the centrifugal force, by relieving the pressure in the more central parts of the bomb, allowed the heated vapours to expand their cells, thus forming the coarse cellular mass of the centre.
That plotter Waddington, or some of his tools, dropped a bomb where it might have done us some injury, but Professor Bumper, who was a fellow passenger, on his way to South America to look for the lost city of Pelone, calmly picked up the bomb, plucked out the fuse, and saved us from bad injuries, if not death.
In one hand Tarzan carried the bomb the English had given him, in the other was the coiled rope attached to the lion.
Then Tarzan cut the bags from the great hind feet, placed his shoulder and his knife point against Numa's seat, dug his toes into the loose earth that had been broken up by the explosion of the bomb, and shoved.
However, it was plain that there was no occasion for the bomb.
After throwing the bomb this last got away, but it is supposed that, seeing a lot of people surging up on all sides of him in the falling snow, and all running towards the scene of the explosion, he thought it safer to turn back with them.
Day after day the boats lowered and were swallowed up almost ere they touched the water, while we on board pumped the horn at regular intervals and every fifteen minutes fired the bomb gun.
Bomb disposal squad was called in, which defused the bomb.
The bomb is said to be weighing 250kg and made in the United States.
The bomb found in Dubai was hidden inside a Hewlett-Packard desktop printer and carried powerful explosives packed into an ink cartridge to avoid detection by scanners.
The guidance system allows the pilot to give the bomb a set of coordinates, drop it and leave the area while the bomb steers itself to the target.
A Hiroshima-size nuclear bomb packs the same explosive punch as about 13,500 metric tons of TNT and can cause urban fires that release more than 1,000 times the energy of the bomb itself.
LET'S SAY YOU'VE caught a suspect and you're sure he's a terrorist, and you're sure there's a nuclear bomb somewhere in Manhattan, and you're sure he knows where it is, and you're sure this particular terrorist has been trained to resist torture just long enough that you could never get the true location of the bomb out of him in time.
Even with bomb-grade uranium, the atomic explosion will occur only if the sub-critical elements of the bomb are held together for several microseconds against the burgeoning force of the reaction.
would together make an exact blueprint of the bomb design.