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volley

Cricket the flight of such a ball or the ball itself

Volley

 

simultaneous firing from several guns, mortars, rocket launchers, carbines, and so on.

It is done at a set signal or command. In a combat situation the volley is used to inflict a sudden and powerful fire strike on the enemy. Volleys of fire are also used for salutes and paying military respects. Terms such as “division volley,” “ship volley,” and others are sometimes used to designate all the fire capabilities of all the unit’s artillery or rifle weapons fired simultaneously.

volley

[′väl·ē]
(engineering)
A round of holes fired at any one time.
(ordnance)
Burst of fire, especially a salute fired by a detachment of riflemen.
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He took it on the volley as it dropped out of the sky, but I'm happy to be mentioned in the same breath as a worldclass player like him.
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Brown is far from all power, though, producing excellent drop shots and volleys, none better than the diving forehand volley that clipped off the top of the net and gave him the first set.
McAnespie latched onto a poor Elgin clearance and smacked a 25–yard half volley into the top corner on seven minutes.
Centre forward Dugmore made no mistake with a fantastic volley to open the scoring and give Caerphilly a deserved 1-0 half-time lead.