Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bombardment

4 senses of bombardment

Sense 1
barrage, bombardment, outpouring, onslaught -- (the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake")
       => language, linguistic communication -- (a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written")

Sense 2
barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling -- (the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing")
       => fire, firing -- (the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire")

Sense 3
bombardment -- (the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays))
       => radiation -- (the act of spreading outward from a central source)

Sense 4
bombing, bombardment -- (an attack by dropping bombs)
       => attack, onslaught, onset, onrush -- ((military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn")

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