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Definitions for barrage
bəˈrɑʒ; esp. Brit. ˈbær ɑʒ for 1, 2; ˈbɑr ɪdʒ for 3bar·rage
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barrage, bombardment, outpouring, onslaughtnoun
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, shellingverb
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"
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
Etymology: 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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bär′āj, n. the forming of an artificial bar in order to deepen a river. [Fr. barrage—barre, bar.]
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.
Song lyrics by barrage -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by barrage on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of barrage in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of barrage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of barrage in a Sentence
For four long years, Americans woke every morning to a fresh barrage of insanity, inanity and insults from the president and his administration. Now, everything is so normal as to be almost boring.
I think President Trump and all of his allies are keenly aware of the fact that Democrats are going to keep this barrage up all the way through the November election.
One of the best ways to deal with the depressing and demoralizing impact of the constant barrage of bad news is distraction. We are not burying our head in the sand when we engage in activities that take us away from an otherwise distressing situation.
White House counsel Pat Cipollone:
Its getting late, i would ask you, respectfully, if we could simply start, maybe tomorrow we can start -- and they can make their argument, and they can, I guess, make a case that they once called overwhelming. Well see... Seriously, can we please start ? OOPS ? Joe Biden TEAM TOUTS UKRAINE ACTIVIST WHO CALLED HUNTER BIDENS ACTIONS VERY BAD As Democrats amendments were summarily shot down, reports emerged that some Democrats were privately considering something of a compromise : calling for the testimony of Hunter Biden in exchange for the appearance of some key administration officials. Bidenobtained a lucrative board role with a Ukrainian company while Joe Biden father, Joe Biden, was overseeing Ukrainian policy as vice president. President Trump had asked in President Trump now-infamous July 25 call with Ukraines president for a look into Joe Bidens admitted pressure campaignto have Ukraines top prosecutor fired. Senate Republicans have sought to portray Trumps push for a probe as a legitimate request given the Bidens dealings in Ukraine, while Democrats have alleged that senior administration officials would testify that the administration withheld military aid to Ukraine in order to secure a politically motivated probe. Mike Mulvaney, for example, has publicly argued that there is nothing wrong with tying financial assistance to anti-corruption efforts and other U.S. objectives, even as the administration has denied specifically targeting the Bidens for political purposes. Meanwhile, the barrage of amendments Tuesday night put into doubt whether the senators would have time to meet in a closed session toconverse -- which would be a valuable opportunity, given that the senators were legally barred from having any sustenanceother than water or milk at their desk all day, and could not communicate verbally with one another during the proceedings. The restriction on cellphone possession and oral interaction led some members to pass and flash written notes to each other like students in a classroom, as White House impeachment managers and the presidents legal team traded lengthy legalistic arguments. At one point during the proceedings, former Bill Clinton press secretary and CNN political analyst Joe Lockhart wrote on Cruzs Twitter that Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz could go to.
After terrorists in Gaza Strip fired a barrage of rockets at central and southern Israel over the past few hours, we just struck three Hamas terrorists in Gaza Strip.
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- бент, бараж, яз, преграден огънBulgarian
- sulkutuli, keskitys, tykitys, vuodatus, patoFinnish
- 連弾, 弾幕Japanese
- заграждение, плотина, поток, барраж, заградительный огонь, шквал, огневой вал, дамбаRussian
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