skip bombing

skip bombing

noun
bombing, as by a low-flying plane, carried out so that each bomb, when released, skips along the surface below before striking the target.
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skip-bomb

[skip-bom]
verb (used with object) Military.
to attack (a target) by skip bombing.

Origin:
1940–45

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