Definition of carpet-bombing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

carpet-bombing

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɑːpɪt bɒmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrpɪt bɑːmɪŋ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the act of dropping a large number of bombs onto every part of an area the carpet-bombing of towns and cities