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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target.

Usage examples (32)
  • The shelling went on for hours without pausing
  • Noun : One could not penetrate his shell. ,After the fire, only the shell of the school was left
  • Verb (used without object) : We spent the whole morning shelling while the tide was out
  • The Federals were engaged up to the 15th ult. in shelling Fort Moultrie from Morris for more
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