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bombe a frozen dessert consisting of two or more different kinds of ice cream, often with a light, frothy center made of eggs and sugar, frozen in a melon-shaped mold.
bomber a military plane used to transport and drop bombs. [2 definitions]
bombinate to make a buzzing sound.
bombing an attack in which bombs are dropped.
bombogenesis rapid intensification of a large storm due to a steep drop in barometric pressure.
bombproof impervious to damage or destruction by conventional bombs.
bombshell a bomb. [2 definitions]
bombsight a device in aircraft that is used to aim bombs.
bona fide not counterfeit or sham; genuine; real. [2 definitions]
bonanza a rich vein of valuable ore in a mine. [2 definitions]
Bonaparte see "Napoleon I."
bon appétit (French) good appetite (used before a meal to wish diners enjoyment ).
bonbon a candy with a filling of fruit jam, nuts, or creamy sugar paste enclosed in a coating of chocolate or the like.
bond something that connects or confines. [6 definitions]
bondable combined form of bond.
bondage a state of servitude or slavery to another. [2 definitions]
bonded subject to a binding promise to pay, as monetary debt. [3 definitions]
bonded debt the portion of a corporation's or state's indebtedness that is represented by the bonds it has issued.
bondholder one who holds or owns bonds; one who receives payment of interest on a bond or bonds.
bonding the formation of close personal relationships, as between family members or friends.
bondman a male bound as a slave or serf; bond servant.