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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. An artificial obstruction, such as a dam or irrigation channel, built in a watercourse to increase its depth or to divert its flow.
  • n. A heavy curtain of artillery fire directed in front of friendly troops to screen and protect them.
  • n. A rapid, concentrated discharge of missiles, as from small arms.
  • n. An overwhelming, concentrated outpouring, as of words: a barrage of criticism.
  • v. To direct a barrage at.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. an artificial obstruction, such as a dam, in a river designed to increase its depth or to divert its flow
  • n. a heavy curtain of artillery fire directed in front of one's own troops to screen and protect them (Wikipedia)
  • n. a concentrated discharge of projectile weapons
  • n. an overwhelming outburst of words, especially of criticism
  • n. A "next hit wins" contest to determine the winner of a bout in case of a tie.
  • v. to direct a barrage at; to bombard
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. An artificial bar or obstruction placed in a river or watercourse to increase the depth of water.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The act of barring; specifically, the formation of an artificial obstruction in a watercourse, in order to increase the depth of the water, to facilitate irrigation, and for other purposes.
  • n. The artificial bar thus formed; especially, one of those on the river Nile in Egypt.
  • n. In playing instruments like the guitar, the application of the finger of the left hand across all or some of the strings near the nut, so as to shorten them uniformly and thus raise their pitch; a temporary nut. (See nut, 3. and capo tasto.) When the finger stops part of the strings the barrage is little; if all, great or grand.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
  • v. address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage
  • n. the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
  • Verb Form
    barraged    barrages    barraging   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    linguistic communication    language    lash out    snipe    assault    round    assail    attack    firing    fire   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    obstacle    bare   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    collage    corsage    dressage    entourage    garage    massage    mirage    montage    raj    taj   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    volley    bombardment    fusillade    salvo    onslaught    blast    downpour    flurry    hail    torrent