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Another word for volley

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Noun
  1. A concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

      1. A sudden, strong attack on a fortified place: now mainly in the phrase take by storm, to conquer, overwhelm, or win over suddenly and forcefully
      2. A heavy shower or volley of things
      3. A heavy shower of objects, such as bullets or missiles.
      1. A party held to honor and present gifts to someone:
      2. A fall of a group of objects, especially from the sky:
      3. An abundant flow; an outpouring:
      1. The projectiles or bombs thus released.
      2. A burst of cheers or applause
      3. A discharge of a number of pieces of artillery or small arms, in regular succession or at the same time, either as a salute or, esp. in naval battles, as a broadside
      1. Precipitation in the form of spherical or irregular pellets of ice larger than 5 millimeters (0.2 inch) in diameter, usually associated with thunderstorms.
      2. A falling, showering, etc. of hail, or in the manner of hail
      3. Something that falls with the force and quantity of a shower of ice and hard snow:
      1. A discharge from a number of firearms, fired simultaneously or in rapid succession.
      2. A simultaneous or rapid and continuous discharge of many firearms
      3. Something like this; barrage
      1. A continuous firing of artillery
      2. A harsh verbal or physical attack.
      3. An extended, usually heavy discharge of artillery.
      1. A sudden, violent display of feeling
      2. A volley of bullets fired from an automatic weapon:
      3. The result of bursting, especially the explosion of a projectile or bomb on impact or in the air.
      1. An artificial obstruction, such as a dam or irrigation channel, built in a watercourse to increase its depth or to divert its flow.
      2. A heavy, prolonged attack of words, blows, etc.
      3. A curtain of artillery fire laid down to keep enemy forces from moving, or to cover or prepare the way for one's own forces, esp. in attack
    See also:

    attack

Another word for volley

Noun
      1. A disposition or placement of troops that makes them vulnerable to such fire
      2. (Architecture) A linear arrangement of a series of interior doors, as to a suite of rooms, so as to provide an unobstructed view when the doors are open.
      3. Gunfire, from either flank, directed along the length of a column or line of troops
      1. A curtain of artillery fire laid down to keep enemy forces from moving, or to cover or prepare the way for one's own forces, esp. in attack
      2. A heavy, prolonged attack of words, blows, etc.
      3. An artificial obstruction, such as a dam or irrigation channel, built in a watercourse to increase its depth or to divert its flow.
      1. The side of a ship above the water line.
      2. A large sheet of paper printed on both sides, as with advertising, and often folded
      3. A large sheet of paper usually printed on one side.
      1. The conversion of chemical energy to electric energy within a storage battery.
      2. A flow of electric current across a gap, as in a spark or arc
      3. A substance or material that is released, emitted, or excreted, especially from the body.
      1. The result of bursting, especially the explosion of a projectile or bomb on impact or in the air.
      2. A volley of shots, or a single series of shots from an automatic firearm
      3. The number of bullets fired from an automatic weapon by one pull of the trigger.
      1. One drink for each person in a gathering or group:
      2. Round dance
      3. A complete course, succession, or series:
      1. A simultaneous or rapid and continuous discharge of many firearms
      2. Something like this; barrage
      3. A discharge from a number of firearms, fired simultaneously or in rapid succession.
      1. A simultaneous discharge of firearms.
      2. The projectiles or bombs thus released.
      3. A discharge of a number of pieces of artillery or small arms, in regular succession or at the same time, either as a salute or, esp. in naval battles, as a broadside
    See also:

    fire