Definition of 'time bomb'
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The time bomb deposited, I creep over to the sofa and watch my wife sleep. LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)Faced with this new threat, this time bomb ticking in my trousers, I know that I must do something. LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)It lay there, inert under his jacket sleeve, throbbing gently like a time bomb. IN REMEMBRANCE OF ROSE (2002)
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Translations for 'time bomb'
British English: time bomb /taɪm bɒm/ NOUN
A time bomb is a bomb with a mechanism that causes it to explode at a particular time.
- American English: time bomb
- Arabic: قُنْبُلَةٌ مَوْقُوتَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: bomba relógio
- Chinese: 定时炸弹
- Croatian: tempirana bomba
- Czech: časovaná bomba
- Danish: tidsindstillet bombe
- Dutch: tijdbom
- European Spanish: bomba de relojería
- Finnish: aikapommi
- French: bombe à retardement
- German: Zeitbombe
- Greek: ωρολογιακή βόμβα
- Italian: bomba ad orologeria
- Japanese: 時限爆弾
- Korean: 시한폭탄
- Norwegian: tidsinnstilt bombe
- Polish: bomba zegarowa
- European Portuguese: bomba relógio
- Romanian: bombă cu ceas
- Russian: бомба с часовым механизмом
- Spanish: bomba de relojería
- Swedish: tidsbomb
- Thai: ระเบิดที่ตั้งเวลาได้
- Turkish: saatli bomba
- Ukrainian: бомба з годинниковим механізмом
- Vietnamese: bom hẹn giờ
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