His barracks at Fort Carson sat near the artillery range and the booming shells sent him trembling under his bed.
The place was awash with water, and we couldn't see a thing and we couldn't hear anything above the small-arms and artillery fire.
The North has more than 10,000 artillery pieces and rockets poised on the DMZ that could hit Seoul within minutes.
The Syrian army has moved cautiously under the cover of artillery fire and air support.
On Sunday night, both spouses woke up first at 2:00 a.m. and then again at 5:00 a.m. because of artillery shelling.
It was otherwise in the infancy of artillery and military engineering.
Rain fell in torrents; the crashing thunder was like the roar of artillery.
Later in the night, quite near to morning, there came a terrific shock of artillery fire that heralded a German raid.
The artillery portion of the spectacle produced a still greater effect.
artillery, wagons and ammunition piled up in disorder; from people along the way reports of fighting.
late 14c., "warlike munitions," from Anglo-French artillerie, Old French artillerie (14c.), from artillier "to provide with engines of war" (13c.), which probably is from Medieval Latin articulum "art, skill," diminutive of Latin ars (genitive artis) "art." But some would connect it with Latin articulum "joint," and still others with Old French atillier "to equip," altered by influence of arte. Sense of "engines for discharging missiles" (catapults, slings, bows, etc.) is from late 15c.; that of "ordnance, large guns" is from 1530s.
1 Sam. 20:40, (Heb. keli, meaning "apparatus;" here meaning collectively any missile weapons, as arrows and lances. In Revised Version, "weapons"). This word is derived from the Latin artillaria = equipment of war.