cannonade definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To assault with heavy artillery fire.
    • To attack with heavy artillery; to batter with cannon shot.
    • To assault with heavy artillery fire.
    • To strike with hefty artillery; to batter with cannon-shot.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to supply heavy artillery fire.
    • To discharge cannon.
    • To deliver heavy artillery fire.
    • To discharge cannon.
  • noun:
    • a protracted, often hefty release of artillery.
    • A harsh spoken or real attack.
    • Firing artillery in lots for a length period .
    • The work of discharging cannon and putting baseball, layer, etc., for the intended purpose of destroying an army, or battering a town, ship, or fort; -- often, an attack of some continuance.
    • Fig.; A loud sound like a cannonade; a booming.
    • A continued release of cannon or artillery; specifically, such a discharge directed against an enemy.
    • intense and constant artillery fire
    • An extended, frequently heavy release of artillery.
    • A harsh verbal or real attack.
    • Firing artillery in a large amount for a length of the time .
    • The act of discharging cannon and putting ball, shell, etc., for the purpose of destroying an army, or battering a town, ship, or fort; -- often, an attack of some continuance.
    • Fig.; A loud noise like a cannonade; a booming.
    • A continued discharge of cannon or artillery; especially, these types of a discharge directed against an enemy.
    • intense and continuous artillery fire
  • verb:
    • To discharge artillery fire.
    • attack with cannons or artillery
    • To discharge artillery fire.
    • attack with cannons or artillery
  • others:
    • To strike with ordnance or artillery; batter with cannon.
    • To discharge cannon; fire large weapons.
    • To strike with ordnance or artillery; batter with cannon.
    • To discharge cannon; fire huge weapons.

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