barrage definition

  • noun:
    • An artificial obstruction, such as for instance a dam or irrigation channel, built in a watercourse to increase its level or to divert its flow.
    • much curtain of artillery fire directed before friendly troops to screen and protect all of them.
    • an instant, concentrated discharge of missiles, as from small arms.
    • a formidable, concentrated outpouring, at the time of terms: a barrage of criticism.
    • an artificial obstruction, particularly a dam, in a river built to boost its depth or even divert its flow
    • a heavy curtain of artillery fire directed in front of an individual's own troops to display and protect all of them (Wikipedia)
    • a concentrated release of projectile tools
    • an overwhelming outburst of terms, specifically of criticism
    • A "next hit wins" contest to look for the champion of a bout in case there is a tie.
    • An artificial bar or obstruction put into a river or watercourse to improve the level of liquid.
    • The work of barring; especially, the forming of an artificial obstruction in a watercourse, to raise the level associated with liquid, to facilitate irrigation, as well as for various other reasons.
    • The artificial club hence formed; specially, one of those from the lake Nile in Egypt.
    • In playing devices such as the guitar, the use of the finger associated with left-hand across all or a number of the strings nearby the fan, in order to reduce them consistently and so raise their pitch; a short-term fan. (See fan, 3. and capo tasto.) If the little finger stops area of the strings the barrage is small; if all, great or grand.
    • the fast and continuous delivery of linguistic interaction (talked or written)
    • An artificial obstruction, such a dam or irrigation station, built-in a watercourse to boost its depth or to divert its flow.
    • A heavy curtain of artillery fire directed before friendly soldiers to display screen and protect all of them.
    • an immediate, concentrated release of missiles, as from small arms.
    • a formidable, concentrated outpouring, by words: a barrage of criticism.
    • an artificial obstruction, such as for instance a dam, in a river made to increase its depth or even to divert its flow
    • a heavy curtain of artillery fire directed before an individual's very own soldiers to display and protect them (Wikipedia)
    • a concentrated release of projectile tools
    • an overwhelming outburst of terms, particularly of critique
    • the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area versus hit a particular target
    • A "next hit wins" contest to determine the winner of a bout in the event of a tie.
    • An artificial bar or obstruction put into a river or watercourse to improve the depth of water.
    • The work of barring; particularly, the formation of an artificial obstruction in a watercourse, so that you can raise the level associated with the water, to facilitate irrigation, and various other functions.
    • The artificial bar thus formed; especially, among those on lake Nile in Egypt.
    • In playing instruments like guitar, the use of the little finger of this left hand across all or a number of the strings near the fan, so as to reduce all of them consistently and thus raise their pitch; a short-term nut. (See nut, 3. and capo tasto.) As soon as the finger prevents area of the strings the barrage is small; if all, great or grand.
    • the quick and constant delivery of linguistic interaction (spoken or written)
    • the hefty fire of artillery to saturate an area without hit a particular target
  • verb-transitive:
    • To direct a barrage at.
    • To direct a barrage at.
  • verb:
    • to direct a barrage at; to bombard
    • address with constantly or persistently, like with a barrage
    • to direct a barrage at; to bombard
    • target with continually or persistently, as if with a barrage

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