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n. - Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; A sudden outburst of cheers; An outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs.

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  • If faced with a close quarter situation they would fire a full salvo of torpedoes before withdrawing at high speed.
  • There was a salvo of approval
  • His partner in crime in this opening salvo is J.H. Williams III.
  • The A.P. was below when the salvo from the German cruiser struck the ship.
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