volley fire


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volley fire

[′väl·ē ‚fīr]
(ordnance)
Artillery fire in which each piece fires a specified number of rounds without regard to the other pieces and as fast as accuracy will permit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A contingent of army troops simultaneously fired to the air three times from their rifles, a military rite called volley fire, as part of the ceremony.
One of the great unanswered questions is how in the world they got those guys to march through the cannon, then volley fire at each other at close range.