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Volley

Vol´ley
n.1.A flight of missiles, as arrows, bullets, or the like; the simultaneous discharge of a number of small arms.
2.A burst or emission of many things at once; as, a volley of words.
3.(Tennis) A return of the ball before it touches the ground.
Half volley
a - (Tennis) A return of the ball immediately after is has touched the ground.
b - (Cricket) A sending of the ball so that after touching the ground it flies towards the top of the wicket.
On the volley
at random.
- R. A. Proctor.
Volley gun
a gun with several barrels for firing a number of shots simultaneously; a kind of mitrailleuse.
- Massinger.
v. t.1.To discharge with, or as with, a volley.
[imp. & p. p. Volleyed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Volleying.]
v. i.1.To be thrown out, or discharged, at once; to be discharged in a volley, or as if in a volley; to make a volley or volleys.
2.(Tennis) To return the ball before it touches the ground.
Noun1.volley - rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
Synonyms: fusillade, salvo, burst
2.volley - a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces
Antonyms:
ground stroke - a tennis return made by hitting the ball after it has bounced once
Verb1.volley - be dispersed in a volley; "gun shots volleyed at the attackers"
2.volley - hit before it touches the ground; "volley the tennis ball"
3.volley - discharge in, or as if in, a volley; "the attackers volleyed gunshots at the civilians"
4.volley - make a volley
5.volley - utter rapidly; "volley a string of curses"
antiaircraft barrage, arrow, arrowhead, badinage, bang, bantering, barb, bark, barrage, blast, bobtailed arrow, bolt, bombardment, bowshot, box barrage, broadside, bullet, burst, cannon, cannonade, cannonry, chested arrow, cloth yard shaft, crack, creeping barrage, crossfire, dart, deluge, detonation, discharge, drumfire, ejection, emergency barrage, enfilade, exchange, explosion, flight, flood, fulmination, fusillade, give and take, gun, gunfire, gunshot, hail, interaction, inundation, mortar barrage, normal barrage, outbreak, outpouring, pop, potshot, quarrel, reciprocity, reed, salvo, shaft, shot, shower, spray, standing barrage, stoneshot, storm, tattoo, to-and-fro, torrent, volleying
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