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bombardier in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbombardierbom‧bar‧dier /ˌbɒmbəˈdɪə◂ $ ˌbɑːmbərˈdɪr/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PMPBOthe person on a military aircraft who is responsible for dropping bombs2 PMAa low rank in the British army
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bombardierA biochemist colleague has kindly provided me with a bottle of hydrogen peroxide, and enough hydroquinone for 50 bombardier beetles.If you are curious about the bombardier beetle, by the way, what actually happens is as follows.This is what the bombardier beetle does.The bombardier beetle's ancestors simply pressed into different service chemicals that already happened to be around.George A.. Ward, bombardier.