English version

car bomb

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Bombs & terrorism
car bombˈcar bomb noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SCBa bomb hidden inside a car
Examples from the Corpus
car bombβ€’ He had an idea there had been a car bomb at another barracks.β€’ Tough boss John McMichael was blown up by a car bomb outside his home in 1987.β€’ In a weekend of violence, the defence minister, Khaled Nezzar, narrowly escaped from a car bomb attack.β€’ For the first time here in recent years, a car bomb was used against a civilian official.β€’ A car bomb explodes in Main Street, destroying scores of shops and businesses.β€’ Suddenly the phone rings: a suspect car bomb in the city centre.
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