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Meaning of "mail bomb" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MAIL BOMB

mail bomb  [meɪl bɒm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAIL BOMB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mail bomb is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MAIL BOMB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mail bomb

Letter bomb

A letter bomb, also called parcel bomb, mail bomb or post bomb, is an explosive device sent via the postal service, and designed with the intention to injure or kill the recipient when opened. They have been used in Israeli targeted killings and in terrorist attacks such as those of the Unabomber. Some countries have agencies whose duties include the interdiction of letter bombs and the investigation of letter bombings. The letter bomb may have been in use for nearly as long as the common postal service has been in existence, as far back as 1764.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAIL BOMB


aerobomb
ˈɛərəʊˌbɒm
bomb
bɒm
firebomb
ˈfaɪəˌbɒm
photobomb
ˈfəʊtəʊˌbɒm
superbomb
ˈsuːpərˌbɒm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAIL BOMB

mail
mail car
mail carrier
mail clerk
mail coach
mail drop
mail merge
mail merging
mail order
mail order firm
mail orders
mail room
mail server
mail slot
mail train
mail truck
mail van
mail-less
mail-merge
mail-order

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAIL BOMB

A-bomb
atom bomb
atomic bomb
bath bomb
car bomb
cherry bomb
cluster bomb
dirty bomb
hydrogen bomb
like a bomb
logic bomb
neutron bomb
nuclear bomb
petrol bomb
pipe bomb
smart bomb
smoke bomb
stink bomb
the bomb
time bomb
water bomb

Synonyms and antonyms of mail bomb in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mail bomb» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAIL BOMB

Find out the translation of mail bomb to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mail bomb from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mail bomb» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

邮件炸弹
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

correo bomba
570 millions of speakers

English

mail bomb
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेल बम
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

قنبلة الإلكتروني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

почтовая бомба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

correio bomba
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেইল বোমা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

colis piégé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bom mel
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mail- Bombe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

メール爆弾
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

메일 폭탄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mail bom
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

email bom
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அஞ்சல் குண்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेल बॉम्ब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Posta bombası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

posta bomba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Email bomba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поштова бомба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

e-mail bombă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταχυδρομείου βόμβα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pos bom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

post bomb
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

post bombe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mail bomb

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIL BOMB»

The term «mail bomb» is normally little used and occupies the 136.626 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIL BOMB» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mail bomb

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAIL BOMB»

Discover the use of mail bomb in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mail bomb and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Blind Vengeance: The Roy Moody Mail Bomb Murders
In-depth portraits of the victims and their killer show three men representative of the changing South: the privileged white man, Judge Robert Smith Vance of Birmingham, who saw the necessity of political changes; the black lawyer and city ...
Ray Jenkins, 2012
2
Disaster & Recovery Planning: A Guide for Facility Managers
Postal inspectors have devised a mail bomb screening program that can be adapted to virtually any mail center operation, regardless of the size of the firm. To be successful, the mail bomb-screening program depends on a well- trained mail ...
Joseph F. Gustin, 2010
3
Jet
CRIME Jury Convicts White Ga. Man In Mail-Bombing Deaths A jury in St. Paul, Minn, recently convicted a White Georgia man, Walter Leroy Moody Jr., of all charges in the mail-bomb deaths of a White federal judge in Alabama and a Black ...
4
Scene of the Cybercrime: Computer Forensics Handbook: ...
A mail bomb is a means of overwhelming a mail server, causing it to stop functioning and thus denying service to users.A mail bomb is a relatively simple form of attack, accomplished by sending a massive quantity of e-mail to a specific user or ...
Syngress, 2002
5
Loss Prevention and Security Procedures: Practical ...
What can you do to help prevent a mail bomb disaster? First consider whether you or your organization could be a possible target. Some motives for mail bombs include revenge, extortion, love triangles, terrorism, and business disputes (U.S. ...
Robert J. Fischer, Richard Janoski, 2000
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The Best Damn Firewall Book Period
A mail bomb is a means of overwhelming a mail server, causing it to stop functioning and thus denying service to users.This is a relatively simple form of attack, accomplished by sending a massive quantity of e-mail to a specific user or system.
Syngress, 2003
7
InfoWorld
I can sympathize, having recently been subjected to a 24-hour mail-bomb attack on one of my e-mail addresses. I assumed I was targeted because of what I write about spammers, but the trail of the perpetrator also led to a very suspicious ...
8
Business Resumption Planning
A mail bomb is a bomb that is placed inside a package or letter and sent through the mail. Sometimes a mail bomb can be identified before it harms anyone. The mail bomb often kills or injures the wrong person. For example, when a relative or  ...
Edward S. Devlin, Cole Emerson, Leo A. Wrobel, 2010
9
Network+ Study Guide & Practice Exams
A mail bomb is a means of overwhelming a mail server, causing it to stop functioning and thus denying service to users.This is a relatively simple form of attack, accomplished by sending a massive quantity of e-mail to a specific user or system.
Robert Shimonski, 2005
10
The Eternal Equinox
Make sure the mail bomb in the envelope/package does not have any water marks, oil stains, or any other weird or strange stains ect. 4. Make sure the mail bomb in the envelope/package does not have strange or weird tape wrappings, tape ...
Jared Ledgard, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAIL BOMB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mail bomb is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Canada Post workers get pay docked during bomb scare, union …
... Winnipeg mail bomb targets were 3 women. Canada Post employees who were forced to cut their shifts short due to a bomb scare earlier this ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
2
Maria Mitousis says don't let 'fear or hate overcome you'
Despite being seriously injured after a mail bomb that was sent to her office exploded, Winnipeg lawyer Maria Mitousis is now at home ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
3
Accused Winnipeg bomber Guido Amsel trying to get lawyer from …
Guido Amsel went through bitter, lengthy divorce, court records show · Winnipeg mail bomb targets were 3 women. He appeared in court briefly ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
4
'I was shaking it': Winnipeg man mistakenly received letter bomb in …
It wasn't until July 3, when a mail bomb exploded at Mitousis' family law firm on River Avenue, that they suspected the letter might be ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
5
Lawyer injured by mail bomb issues statement
The 38-year-old was seriously injured July 3 when a mail bomb exploded inside Petersen King law office on River Avenue, where she ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
6
Winnipeg police bomb unit destroy suspicious package on St …
Winnipeg mail bomb targets were 3 women · Lawyer Maria Mitousis, 38, injured by bomb in law office. Several businesses in the area were ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
7
Winnipeg mail bomb targets were 3 women
Winnipeg police allege Guido Amsel targeted three women — his divorce lawyer, his ex-wife, and her lawyer — with mail bombs as an act of ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
8
A high-tech way to detect a mail bomb
The US Postal Service delivers more than 160 billion pieces of mail a year, so how can we tell if one of those pieces is a bomb in disguise? «Fox News, Jun 15»
9
Charges filed in Holts Summit bomb scare
Read more: Local, Crime, News, Holts Summit Bomb Scare, Holts Summit Bomb, Renee Godbee, Mail Bomb, Holts Summit City Prosecutor. «KRCG, Feb 15»
10
Alberta financial adviser built bomb, wrapped it as a present and …
Financial planner accused of murder after disabled woman died in parcel-bomb explosion · Man charged in connection with mail bomb that ... «National Post, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mail bomb [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mail-bomb>. Jul 2020 ».
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