bombardment

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bombardment of something barrage
prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it Battle of Britain
swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment blitz , blitzkrieg
bombardment, heavy cannonade
bombardment intended to destroy or neutralize enemy weapons counterbombardment
Italian nuclear physicist (in the United States after 1939) who worked on artificial radioactivity caused by neutron bombardment and who headed the group that in 1942 produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1901-1954) Enrico Fermi , Fermi
(physics) the change of one chemical element into another (as by nuclear decay or radioactive bombardment) transmutation
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