Meaning of light bomber

light' bomb'er

Pronunciation: [key]
— Mil. Mil.
  1. a small airplane designed to carry light bomb loads relatively short distances, esp. one having a gross loaded weight of less than 100,000 lb. (45,000 kg). Cf. heavy bomber, medium bomber.
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