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

3 senses of salvo

Sense 1
salvo -- (an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs)
       => outburst, burst, flare-up -- (a sudden intense happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning")

Sense 2
fusillade, salvo, volley, burst -- (rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise")
       => 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
salvo -- (a sudden outburst of cheers; "there was a salvo of approval")
       => cheer -- (a cry or shout of approval)

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