saturation bombing

intense area bombing intended to destroy everything in the target area.

1940–45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  saturation bombing
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See pattern bombing's 21st Century Lexicon
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There weren't targets there for saturation bombing, but there was on the other side.
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