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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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Mitrovic's flick-on is met by Coloccini but his acrobatic volley is turned around the post by Pantilimon.
McAnespie latched onto a poor Elgin clearance and smacked a 25–yard half volley into the top corner on seven minutes.
Well, it was serve and volley game maybe 20 years ago, and now in the last let's say 10 to 15 years, tennis became a game of baseliners.
He powered in his first-ever goal with a stoppage-time volley to sink Lincoln.
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Indian tennis star Leander Paes, who generally keeps himself away from any confrontational on-court behaviour, was involved in a mother of all verbal volleys with former American tennis legend John McEnroe.
He doesn't volley that much in singles but he still volleys very, very well and doubles will improve that.
Thacher, who won five consecutive singles titles -- including the 16-under championship at Winter Nationals -- to close out last year, kept his winning streak in tact Thursday with several timely volleys and some well-placed forehands.
Henman's two forehand volleys to take the match into a final set
From their top-floor room in the hostel, the men had a birds-eye view of the effects of sniping on the streets below and watched machine-gun volleys rake the shops on the far side of their street.
This will enable you to hit forehand or backhand volleys without changing your grip at all.
The players several feet away put the ball into play and the players volley back and forth, alternating forehand and backhand volleys.
I told him a few months ago he doesn't score volleys any more.