volley fire

noun

Definition of volley fire

1 : artillery fire in which the pieces included in the command fire the specified number of rounds as rapidly as is consistent with accuracy and without regard to the other pieces
2 : infantry fire in which the unit fires simultaneously at the word of command

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“Volley fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volley%20fire. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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