Assault rifles are light and accurate, but no sportsman is going to pour a barrage of hot lead into a deer.
Over the past two days, Hamas has launched a barrage of rockets into southern Israel.
Ultimately, The Slap becomes something heartwarming amidst the barrage of stinging smacks.
He weathered a barrage of investigations and $20 billion in fines—and still made a gigantic profit.
The barrage and immediacy of these images magnifies these horrors.
In the meantime we got through the barrage all right, though we lost some of our men.
It was on the brink of the barrage itself that I spoke to Bailey.
Their previous training had been to follow a barrage which moved forward by bounds of a hundred yards.
But we did not for a long time leave the influence of the barrage.
The first two tanks, escaping the barrage, lurched on towards Poelcapelle.
1859, "action of barring; man-made barrier in a stream," from French barrer "to stop," from barre "bar," from Old French barre (see bar (n.1)). Artillery sense is 1916, from World War I French phrase tir de barrage "barrier fire" intended to isolate the objective. As a verb by 1917. Related: Barraged; barraging.