What does barrage mean?

Definitions for barrage
bəˈrɑʒ; esp. Brit. ˈbær ɑʒ for 1, 2; ˈbɑr ɪdʒ for 3bar·rage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

  3. bombard, barrage(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. barrage(Noun)

    an artificial obstruction, such as a dam, in a river designed to increase its depth or to divert its flow

    Etymology: From barrage

  2. barrage(Noun)

    a heavy curtain of artillery fire directed in front of one's own troops to screen and protect them

    Etymology: From barrage

  3. barrage(Noun)

    a concentrated discharge of projectile weapons

    Etymology: From barrage

  4. barrage(Noun)

    an overwhelming outburst of words, especially of criticism

    Etymology: From barrage

  5. barrage(Noun)

    A "next hit wins" contest to determine the winner of a bout in case of a tie.

    Etymology: From barrage

  6. barrage(Verb)

    to direct a barrage at; to bombard

    Etymology: From barrage

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barrage(noun)

    an artificial bar or obstruction placed in a river or water course to increase the depth of water; as, the barrages of the Nile

Freebase

  1. Barrage

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Barrage

    bär′āj, n. the forming of an artificial bar in order to deepen a river. [Fr. barragebarre, bar.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. barrage

    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.

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How to say barrage in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barrage in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barrage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of barrage in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The “stream” we call science always flows forward; sometimes reactionary beavers block its flow, but the stream is never defeated by this; it accumulates, gathers strength; its waters get over the barrage and continue on their course. The advancement of science is the advancement of God, for science is nothing but human intelligence, and human intelligence is the most valuable treasure God has bequeathed us.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This is what we did overnight vis-a-vis military targets of the Iranian Al Quds force and Syrian military targets in Syria after a barrage of rockets was launched at Israel.

  3. Zhao Yang:

    We are keen to implement the proposed Ganges Barrage Project. Funding could be managed with government-to-government negotiations.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    I have made clear that whoever hurts us, we will hurt him, this is what we did overnight vis-a-vis military targets of the Iranian Al Quds force and Syrian military targets in Syria after a barrage of rockets was launched at Israel.

  5. Paul McNulty:

    I don't know what Attorney General can manage this thing with that constant barrage of commentary that seems to show no respect for how the rule of law works.

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