Bomber vs Destroyer - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between bomber and destroyer
is that bomber
is bomber (aircraft designed to drop bombs
) while destroyer
is that which destroys something.
A military aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs.
A person who sets bombs, especially as an act of terrorism.
A bomber jacket.
* 2012 November 15, Tom Lamont,
How Mumford & Sons became the biggest band in the world'' (in ''The Guardian )
(US) A 22-ounce beer bottle.
- First singer and guitarist Marcus Mumford, wearing a black suit, then bassist Ted Dwane, in leather bomber and T-shirt. Next bearded banjo player Winston Marshall, his blue flannel shirt hanging loose, and pianist Ben Lovett, wrapped in a woollen coat.
* bomber jacket
* suicide bomber
* stealth bomber
* torpedo bomber
A shortened form of bombproof.
(climbing, slang) Completely solid and secure, usually referring to some form of protective gear (n.b. the forms "more bomber" or "most bomber" are unusual).
That which destroys something.
(military) A small, fast warship with light armament, smaller than a cruiser, but bigger than a frigate.
* command destroyer
* destroyer escort
* destroyer leader
* destroyer minesweeper
* flag destroyer
* tank destroyer