HyperDic: broadside

English > 8 senses of the word broadside:
NOUNcommunicationbroadside, circular, handbill, bill, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwawayan advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
communicationbroadside, tirade, philippica speech of violent denunciation
artifactbroadsideall of the armament that is fired from one side / side of a warship
artifactbroadsidethe whole side of a vessel from stem to stern
actbroadsidethe simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship
ADVERBallbroadsidewith a side facing an object
ADJECTIVEallbroadsidetoward a full side
VERBcontactbroadsidecollide with the broad side / side of
broadside > pronunciation
Soundsbrao'dsay.d
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > broadside: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningToward a full side.
Example"a broadside attack"
BroadersideLocated on a side
English > broadside: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution.
Synonymscircular, handbill, bill, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway
NarrowerstufferAn advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
Broaderad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertA public promotion of some product or service
Spanishcircular, periódico de gran formato, volante
Catalancircular, volant
English > broadside: 8 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA speech of violent denunciation.
Synonymstirade, philippic
Broaderdeclamationvehement oratory
denunciation, denouncementA public act of denouncing
Spanishdiatriba, filípica, invectiva
Catalandiatriba, filípica, invectiva
English > broadside: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAll of the armament that is fired from one side / side of a warship.
Categorynavy, naval forcesAn organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
Broaderarmamentweaponry used by military or naval force
English > broadside: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe whole side of a vessel from stem to stern.
Example"the ship was broadside to the dock"
BroadersideAn extended outer surface of an object
Verbsbroadsidecollide with the broad side / side of
English > broadside: 8 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship.
Categorynavy, naval forcesAn organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
Broaderfire, firingThe act of firing / firing / firing weapons or artillery at an enemy / enemy
Spanishandanada, descarga
Catalanandanada, bordada
English > broadside: 8 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith a side facing an object.
Examples
  • "the train hit the truck broadside"
  • "the wave caught the canoe broadside and capsized it"
Catalande costat
English > broadside: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcollide with the broad side / side of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broaderhit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide withhit against
Spanishdar de costado
Nounsbroadsidethe whole side of a vessel from stem to stern

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