Barrage meaning

bär'ĭj
The definition of barrage is a large volume of something, or a huge amount of things happening all at once.

An example of a barrage is when 100 reporters all shoot questions at the president at the same time.

An example of barrage is a large amount of gunfire with the purpose of keeping the enemy forces from moving forward.

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A heavy, prolonged attack of words, blows, etc.
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A curtain of artillery fire laid down to keep enemy forces from moving, or to cover or prepare the way for one's own forces, esp. in attack.
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To lay down a barrage (against); subject to a barrage.
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A man-made barrier in a stream, river, etc. to deepen the water or channel it for irrigation; dam.
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An artificial obstruction, such as a dam, in a river designed to increase its depth or to divert its flow.
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A heavy curtain of artillery fire directed in front of one's own troops to screen and protect them.
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(by extension) An overwhelming outburst of words, especially of criticism.
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(fencing) A "next hit wins" contest to determine the winner of a bout in case of a tie.
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To direct a barrage at; to bombard.
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An artificial obstruction, such as a dam or irrigation channel, built in a watercourse to increase its depth or to divert its flow.
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A concentrated discharge or bombardment of artillery, missiles, or firearms.
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An overwhelming, concentrated outpouring, as of words or requests.

A barrage of criticism.

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To direct a barrage at.
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Origin of barrage

French from barrer to bar from barre bar from Old French bar1