from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A charge designed for detonation at a preset depth under water, used especially against submarines. Also called depth bomb.
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- n. A form of bomb that is designed to detonate at a certain depth underwater for the purposes of attacking a submerged enemy, especially a submarine.
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- n. a bomb that explodes at a preset depth under water; antisubmarine device
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