bombardier
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˌbɑm.bɚˈdɪɚ/, enPR: bäm'bər-dērʹ
  • (British) IPA: /ˌbɒm.bəˈdɪə/
Noun

bombardier (plural bombardiers)

  1. (North America) A bomber crew member who sights and releases bombs.
  2. (Canada, Britain) A non-commissioned officer rank in artillery, equivalent to corporal. Abbreviated Bdr.
    • Wikipedia: Bombardier (Bdr) and Lance Bombardier (LBdr or L/Bdr) are British Army ranks used in the Royal Artillery and Royal Horse Artillery instead of (respectively) Corporal and Lance Corporal. In the Canadian Forces, the Artillery Branch uses the ranks of Master Bombardier and Bombardier instead of Master Corporal and Corporal.
  3. An artilleryman; a gunner.
  4. (entomology) A bombardier beetle.
Related terms
Bombardier
Pronunciation
  • (America, Canada) IPA: /bɑmˈbɑɹdiˌeɪ/, /bɑmbɑɹdiˈeɪ/
  • (British) IPA: /bɒmˈbɑːdiˌeɪ/
Proper noun
  1. Surname
Noun

bombardier (plural bombardiers)

  1. (Canada) An enclosed passenger vehicle, propelled over snow and ice by caterpillar tracks and steered by skis, whose actual original product name was Auto-Neige™/Snowmobile™, made by Bombardier Ltée.
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