Definition of Artillery fire
1. Noun. Fire delivered by artillery.
Generic synonyms: Fire, Firing
Specialized synonyms: Cannonade, Drumfire, High-angle Fire, Mortar Fire, Zone Fire
Lexicographical Neighbors of Artillery Fire
Literary usage of Artillery fire
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... subdues the enemy's artillery fire; and (d) when this is achieved, and not before, ... as distinct from " preparation," of an assault by artillery fire. ..."
2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"During the spirited skirmish that took place at Adairsville, the artillery fire of the enemy is represented as having been remarkable. ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"An abatis should be protected from artillery fire, which is sometimes done by placing it ¡na shallow excavation with the earth thrown up in front of itt ..."
4. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1894)
"Probabilities, deviations, etc. e. Fire game. f. Where and how should this instruction be given? II. The second period of Coast-artillery fire instruction. ..."
5. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"Thus a violent artillery fire was maintained for three and one-half hours. Sharply for 6:30 PM the storm was ordered. In an irresistible " forward " the ..."