depth charge definition

  • noun:
    • A charge made for detonation at a preset depth under liquid, used especially against submarines. Also known as level bomb.
    • a type of bomb that is built to detonate at a specific level underwater for the functions of assaulting a submerged adversary, particularly a submarine.
    • a bomb that explodes at a preset depth under liquid; antisubmarine unit
    • A charge made for detonation at a preset depth under water, used especially against submarines. Also called depth bomb.
    • a kind of bomb that's built to detonate at a certain level underwater for the purposes of attacking a submerged adversary, especially a submarine.
    • a bomb that explodes at a preset level under liquid; antisubmarine unit

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