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bombing run

noun
1.
Origin of bombing run
1940-1945
1940-45

bomb run

or bombing run

noun
1.
the part of a bombing mission between the sighting of the target or its identification by electronic instruments and the release of the bombs.
Origin
1940-45
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  • In the afternoon we had to escort some A-20 bombers to France on a bombing run and when I got back my new plane was gone.

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bombing run

noun
1.
the part of a flight of a bomber aircraft that brings it to the point over a target at which its bombs are released
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