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barrages, plural;
  1. Bombard (someone) with something
    • - his doctor was barraged with unsolicited advice
  1. A concentrated artillery bombardment over a wide area

  2. A concentrated outpouring, as of questions or blows
    • - she was not prepared for his barrage of questions
    • - a barrage of 60-second television spots

  1. the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
  2. bombard: 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"
  3. 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"
  4. Barrage is the self-titled debut album by the band of the same name.
  5. A barrage is a line or barrier of exploding artillery shells, created by the co-ordinated aiming of a large number of guns firing continuously. ...
  6. Barrage is an international fiddling group from Canada led by director Dean Marshall.
  7. The Philadelphia Barrage were a Men's Field Lacrosse team that was based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the 2004 season until the 2008 season when they became a traveling team. Since the 2001 season, they have played in Major League Lacrosse. ...
  8. A barrage is an artificial obstruction at the mouth of a tidal watercourse.
  9. Barrage is the name of two characters in the Transformers universes. Both Barrages are from the original line of Transformers, and they are the second example of reusing a name for a completely different character, after Sky High.
  10. 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, ...
  11. (Barrages) Floating barriers designed to slow the flow of estuary and seawater into a river when the river flow is low. Five barrages were constructed near the Murray mouth during the 1930s and 1940s.
  12. (BARRAGES) tidal dams built to harness energy from the difference between high and low tides;  (Tom)
  13. the space between two mycelia which have an aversion for one another (Hawksworth et al., 1983); aversion zone.
  14. A barrier built across a river, comprising a series of gates which when fully open allow the flood to pass without appreciably increasing the flood level upstream of the barrage.
  15. a dam or barrier with adjustable gates and sluices built across an estuary in order to harness tidal energy.
  16. A human-made barrier built across a water course.
  17. Johnson trumpet, Allen alto saxophone, Gomez double-bass, Graves drums.1964. ESP Disk 1008
  18. A continual and concentrated assault of firework effects, or the general name given to a firework that launches such an effect.
  19. An artificial obstruction, such as a dam or an irrigation channel, built in a watercourse to increase its depth or to divert its flow either for navigation or irrigation. Sometimes the purpose is to control peak flow for later release.
  20. To throw explosive shells at the enemy. A Creeping or Rolling Barrage was one fired by friendly artillery to cover the advance of infantry. It would gradually move forward in front of the troops, creeping or rolling along the ground and would thus assist and protect them.
  21. screen of continuous military fire to protect advancing troops or stop hostile attacks; heavy, prolonged attack.
  22. A particular variety of shellfire, where artillery is directed in lines of fire. A creeping barrage provides a moving curtain of fire in front of advancing infantry. There are several variations, but all are basically intended to cover areas of ground with shellfire, in one or a series of lines. ...
  23. Shelling your opponent with cannon fire from several miles away.
  24. a construction across the mouth of a river that prevents the entry of seawater. Behind a barrage, the water is fresh.
  25. A fence-off between two or more fencers who are tied in the near-to-final standings.