fire a volley


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English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • fire — Synonyms and related words: abandon, afflatus, afire, aflame, aggressiveness, agitate, aim at, air, air dry, alight, anhydrate, animate, animating spirit, animation, animus, annoy, antiaircraft fire, ardency, ardent, ardor, arouse, aroused, atom …   Moby Thesaurus

  • volley — n. simultaneous discharge of weapons 1) to fire a volley tennis ball in flight 2) (to hit a ball) on the volley * * * [ vɒlɪ] [ simultaneous discharge of weapons ] to fire a volley [ tennis ball in flight ] (to hit a ball) on the volley …   Combinatory dictionary

  • volley — volleyer, n. /vol ee/, n., pl. volleys, v., volleyed, volleying. n. 1. the simultaneous discharge of a number of missiles or firearms. 2. the missiles so discharged. 3. a burst or outpouring of many things at once or in quick succession: a volley …   Universalium

  • volley — vol•ley [[t]ˈvɒl i[/t]] n. pl. leys, v. n. 1) mil the simultaneous discharge of a number of missiles or firearms 2) mil the missiles so discharged 3) a burst or outpouring of many things at once or in quick succession: a volley of protests[/ex]… …   From formal English to slang

  • volley — /ˈvɒli / (say volee) noun (plural volleys) 1. the flight of a number of missiles together. 2. the discharge of a number of missiles or firearms simultaneously. 3. a burst or outpouring of many things at once or in quick succession. 4. Tennis, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • volley — 1. noun a) The simultaneous firing of a number of missiles or bullet; the projectiles so fired b) The flight of a ball just before it bounces 2. verb …   Wiktionary

  • fire — [n1] burning blaze, bonfire, campfire, charring, coals, combustion, conflagration, devouring, element, embers, flame and smoke, flames, flare, glow, hearth, heat, holocaust, hot spot*, incandescence, inferno, luminosity, oxidation, phlogiston,… …   New thesaurus

  • Volley gun — The mitrailleuse, a 19th century volley gun A volley gun is a gun with several barrels for firing a number of shots, either simultaneously or in sequence. They differ from modern machine guns in that they lack automatic loading and automatic fire …   Wikipedia

  • fire — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 destructive flames ADJECTIVE ▪ big, huge ▪ fierce, raging ▪ serious ▪ catastrophic, devasta …   Collocations dictionary

  • Volley — *In military parlance a volley is a simultaneous discharge of weapons, such as a volley of musket fire, or a broadside from a warship. **See Volley gun. *In a number of ball games a volley is a ball that is received and delivered without touching …   Wikipedia

  • fire — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. flame, blaze, conflagration, holocaust; enthusiasm, verve. v. t. kindle, ignite; shoot, detonate; inspire, arouse; dismiss, discharge. See heat, propulsion, excitement, fuel, vigor, ejection. II… …   English dictionary for students


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