Definitions for barrage

Definitions for (noun) barrage

Main entry: barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling

Definition: the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

Usage: they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops; the shelling went on for hours without pausing

Main entry: onslaught, outpouring, bombardment, barrage

Definition: the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)

Usage: a barrage of questions; a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake

Definitions for (verb) barrage

Main entry: bombard, barrage

Definition: address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage

Usage: The speaker was barraged by an angry audience; The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer

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