Air barrage | Article about air barrage by The Free Dictionary
air barrage[′er bə′räzh]
An airtight wall dividing a ventilation gallery in a mine into two parts, so that air is led in through one part and out through the other.
Bombs dropped in a predetermined pattern from a fleet of aircraft to reduce the effectiveness of ground military personnel and equipment.
The shells fired by an antiaircraft battery of guns at attacking airplanes.
A barrage of exploding bombs dropped from aircraft.
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Israel then launched an artillery and air barrage
, and a Spanish peacekeeper was killed.
It's possible that the Manning-led air barrage
has helped altered our view, but it seems that the recent trend toward valuing QBs with rushing abilities has waned.
Taliban anti-aircraft batteries, shattered by a two-week air barrage
, remain silent.
"There is no way that Amy Johnson flew into that air barrage
- she was too good a pilot for that.