Noun(1) the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written(2) the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
Verb(1) address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage
(1) a barrage of 60-second television spots(2) This eliminates the traditional requirement for an area fire or artillery barrage .(3) Aberdeen confirmed on Friday that the former chief executive of its asset management arm, Chris Fishwick, will attend the hearing and face a barrage of questions.(4) In an unprecedented statement to the construction industry journal, Building Magazine, Bovis defended itself against a barrage of criticism.(5) a barrage of questions(6) Under a barrage of criticism from furious shopkeepers, the council admitted there were still no proper signs at the approaches to the town directing people to the public car parks.(7) Smoke shell, in combination with high explosive, helped the infantry see where the artillery barrage had got to, and it also hid them from machine guns and rifle fire.(8) Suddenly it came under a concentrated barrage of German artillery and machinegun fire.(9) Merkel went on television last night to try and limit the political fallout from her colleague's remarks, but she has encountered a barrage of criticism.(10) Margaret Cushen questioned whether or not the workload of a commissioner would warrant a computer and was immediately met with a barrage of criticism from her colleagues.(11) His comments come after the train operator, which runs services mainly between Sheffield and London, has faced a barrage of criticism over poor performance.(12) The former international goalkeeper has faced a barrage of criticism from the some of the biggest names in Brazilian football since he succeeded Wanderley Luxemburgo last autumn.(13) I floated this argument on the national security list-serv that I subscribe to, and was met with a barrage of criticism for it.(14) Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon and Foreign Secretary Jack Straw yesterday side-stepped a barrage of questions over the death of Government scientist Dr David Kelly.(15) It was only in the heat of battle, when faced by an electorate traditionally hostile to Tories and a barrage of questions from SNP opponent Nicola Sturgeon, that she says the truth began to dawn.(16) his forces launched an artillery barrage on the city
(1) barrage fire :: spervuur vuur
2. deluge ::
3. onslaught ::
4. barrage fire ::
5. bombard ::
Different Formsbarrage, barraged, barrages, barraging
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