barrage


barrage
I noun artillery fire, assault, attack, blare, blast, blitz, bombardment, bombings, boom, broadside, burst, cannonade, clamor, concentration, covering fire, cross fire, explosions, fire, gunfire, protective fire, roar, salvo, shelling, shower, siege, spray, storm, storming, thunder, verbal assault, volley II index onset (assault)

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  • barrage — [ baraʒ ] n. m. • XIIe; de barrer → barre 1 ♦ Action de barrer (un passage). Le barrage d une rue. Tir de barrage. Loc. Faire barrage à (qqn, qqch.) :empêcher de passer, et fig. d agir (cf. Barrer la route, faire obstacle). 2 ♦ Ce qui barre, sert …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • barrage — barrage1 [bə räzh′, bəräj′] n. [Fr, in tir de barrage, barrier fire: see BARRAGE2] 1. 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 2. a heavy,… …   English World dictionary

  • barrage — (n.) 1859, action of barring; man made barrier in a stream, from Fr. barrer to stop, from barre bar, from O.Fr. barre (see BAR (Cf. bar) (n.1)). Artillery sense is 1916, from World War I French phrase tir de barrage barrier fire intended to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • barrage — [n1] weapon fire battery, blast, bombardment, broadside, cannonade, crossfire, curtain of fire, discharge, enfilade, fire, fusillade, gunfire, hail, salvo, shelling, shower, storm, volley; concept 320 barrage [n2] profusion of something assault,… …   New thesaurus

  • Barrage — Bar rage, n. [F., fr. barrer to bar, from barre bar.] (Engin.) An artificial bar or obstruction placed in a river or watercourse to increase the depth of water; as, the barrages of the Nile. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barrage — barrage. См. барраж. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Barrage — (fr., spr. Barrahsch), Brückenzoll, Wegegeld …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Barrage — (franz., spr. āsch ), Sperre, die einen Weg oder Fluß sperrende Schranke; das hier zu erhebende Wegegeld; Sicherung der Lagerfässer vor dem Fortrollen durch Querhölzer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Barrage — (frz., spr. ahsch), Absperrung (einer Straße, eines Flusses); Schlagbaum; Wegegeld; Sicherung der Lagerfässer vor dem Wegrollen durch Querhölzer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Barrage — (frz. –asch), Weggeld, Brückenzoll, die Strebhölzer am Faßboden …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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