from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An explosive device designed to harm or destroy, especially with criminal intent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a machine or apparatus maliciously designed to explode, and destroy life or property.
- n. See under Infernal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bomb that has a detonating mechanism that can be set to go off at a particular time
Sorry, no etymologies found.
“If Mr. Cinquanta thinks he’s protected his small, personal position, and that he’s stopped this infernal machine he’s set in motion, he is completely wrong,” Gailhaguet warned.