HyperDic: bombardment

English > 4 senses of the word bombardment:
NOUNcommunicationbombardment, barrage, outpouring, onslaughtthe rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
actbombardment, barrage, barrage fire, battery, shellingthe heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area / area rather than hit a specific target
actbombardmentthe act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)
actbombardment, bombingan attack by dropping bombs
bombardment > pronunciation
Soundsbaambaa'rdmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > bombardment: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written).
Example "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
Synonymsbarrage, outpouring, onslaught
Broaderlanguage, linguistic communicationA systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
Verbsbombardaddress with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage
English > bombardment: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area / area rather than hit a specific target.
Synonymsbarrage, barrage fire, battery, shelling
Broaderfire, firingThe act of firing / firing / firing weapons or artillery at an enemy / enemy
Spanishlínea de fuego
Catalanlínea de foc
English > bombardment: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays).
BroaderradiationThe act of spreading outward from a central source
English > bombardment: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningAn attack by dropping bombs.
Synonymbombing
Narrowerbombing runThat part of the flight that begins with the approach to the target
carpet bombing, area bombing, saturation bombingAn extensive and systematic bombing intended to devastate a large / large target
Broaderattack, onslaught, onset, onrush(military) an offensive against an enemy / enemy (using weapons)
Spanishbombardeo aéreo, bombardeo
Catalanbombardeig
Verbsbombardthrow bombs at or attack with bombs

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