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Meaning of car bomb

car' bomb"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a bomb placed in a vehicle and wired to explode when the ignition is started, by remote control, or by a timing device.
  2. a vehicle containing explosives detonated by remote control or a timing device.
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