daisy cutter


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Synonyms for daisy cutter

a bomb with only 10 to 20 per cent explosive and the remainder consisting of casings designed to break into many small high-velocity fragments

a batted or served ball that skims along close to the ground

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"The BLU-82B/C-130 weapon system, nicknamed Commando Vault in Vietnam and Daisy Cutter in Afghanistan, is a high altitude delivery of 15,000-pound conventional bomb, delivered from an MC-130 since it is far too heavy for the bomb racks on any bomber or attack aircraft.
Ferdinand chested the ball down to Steffan Iversen, took the return and fired a daisy cutter from the edge of the box that Wright went down for and slipped through his fingers.
The Daisy Cutter creates a huge fireball that incinerates everything within a 600-yard-radius.
He spilled a Jiri Skalak daisy cutter, before blocking Jamie Murphy's rebound.
Doran demonstrated his skills with an impressive 15 yard daisy cutter scoring the first goal for Honley.
The Blue Toon had chances to go ahead early on and Stuart McKay went close with a cute backheel and a daisy cutter from the edge of the box.
It's a relative of the Daisy Cutter, which was used in the first Gulf War and in Afghanistan, where it was dropped in front of caves and created a vacuum in the immediate area, sucking all the air away.
That cancelled out former Spurs player Gerard McMahon's sweet 43rd-minute daisy cutter.
She and her fellow students put the first issue together, featuring articles on Huddersfield burlesque performer Daisy Cutter, Scottish supervixen Missy Malone and Leeds burlesque artist CeciliaGlitz Rouge, plus an interview with Yorkshire corset maker Helen Aveyard.
America used its 15,000lb Daisy Cutter bomb against the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Four years ago, Hans Segers had to obligingly dive over a Graham Stuart daisy cutter to ensure their last-day survival.
And they struck again with deadly effect in the 20th minute when a fine six man move ended with Eoghan Curran finding the elegant O'Reilly who hit a daisy cutter into the net to put his side 2-1 to 0-3 ahead.
MOAB, also tagged "mother of all bombs", is more powerful than the previous biggest bomb, the 15,000lb BLU- 82 - or Daisy Cutter - used in Afghanistan.
Known as the Daisy Cutter, the 15,000lb weapon creates a fireball that incinerates everything within 600 yards.