Definitions for barragebəˈrɑʒ; esp. Brit. ˈbær ɑʒ for 1, 2; ˈbɑr ɪdʒ for 3
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bar•ragebəˈrɑʒ; esp. Brit. ˈbær ɑʒ for 1, 2; ˈbɑr ɪdʒ for 3(n.; v.)-raged, -rag•ing.
(n.)a heavy barrier of artillery fire to protect troop movements or to stop an enemy advance.
an overwhelming quantity or explosion, as of words, blows, or criticisms:
a barrage of questions.
an artificial obstruction in a watercourse to increase the depth of the water, facilitate irrigation, etc.
Category: Civil Engineering
(v.t.)to subject to a barrage.
Origin of barrage:
1855–60; < F: blocking, barrier
barrage, bombardment, outpouring, onslaught(noun)
the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
"a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling(verb)
the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
"they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"
address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage
"The speaker was barraged by an angry audience"; "The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
barrageəˈrɑʒ; esp. Brit. ˈbær ɑʒ for 1, 2; ˈbɑr ɪdʒ for 3
a long attack with guns or bombs
an artillery barrage
an artificial obstruction, such as a dam, in a river designed to increase its depth or to divert its flow
a heavy curtain of artillery fire directed in front of one's own troops to screen and protect them
a concentrated discharge of projectile weapons
an overwhelming outburst of words, especially of criticism
A "next hit wins" contest to determine the winner of a bout in case of a tie.
to direct a barrage at; to bombard
Origin: From barrage
an artificial bar or obstruction placed in a river or water course to increase the depth of water; as, the barrages of the Nile
Barrage is the self-titled debut album by the band of the same name. It was recorded by the original cast of Barrage and was released in the year 2000. The album contains many songs performed in the group's "A Violin Sings, A Fiddle Dances" world concert tour.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. A prearranged barrier of fires, except that delivered by small arms, designed to protect friendly troops and installations by impeding enemy movements across defensive lines or areas. 2. A type of electronic attack intended for simultaneous jamming over a wide area of frequency spectrum. See also barrage jamming; electronic warfare; fires.
Translations for barrage
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something that keeps back an enemy
a barrage of gunfire.
- حاجِز نيران لِصَدِّ العَدوArabic
- bombardeioPortuguese (BR)
- das SperrfeuerGerman
- φράγμα για την προστασία από τον εχθρόGreek
- barrera, cortina de fuegoSpanish
- سد آتشFarsi
- tir de barrageFrench
- baražna vatraCroatian
- berondongan tembakanIndonesian
- 일제 엄호 사격Korean
- aizsprostojums; sprostugunsLatvian
- sperreild, sperringNorwegian
- سد آتشPersian
- (مخه نيونه، ددښمن د تېرېدو ليار بندونه (د توپونو او ډزو په وسيلهPashto
- заградительный огоньRussian
- zátarasa; palebná uzáveraSlovak
- baražna vrataSerbian
- baraj ateşi, yaylım ateşiTurkish
- 掩護Chinese (Trad.)
- загороджувальний вогоньUkrainian
- دشمن کے لئے رکاوٹUrdu
- hàng ràoVietnamese
- 掩护Chinese (Simp.)
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