[ US /ˈsæɫvoʊ/ ]
[ UK /sˈælvə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  2. an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs
  3. a sudden outburst of cheers
    there was a salvo of approval
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How To Use salvo In A Sentence

  • You said “Let's remember who fired the first salvoes.” Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?
  • It also developed a new ideology of team and reciprocal protection of air combat formations, and cruise missile salvos by naval ships.
  • Despite the skill with which Jellicoe and Beatty had enmeshed the High Seas Fleet, Iron Duke had fired only nine salvos when Scheer turned his ships around and vanished into the mist. Castles of Steel
  • A situation might call for an Arclite barrage from a division of siege tanks or a deadly battleship salvo of a targeted area.
  • Some of us standing in front of the Palace flinched when the first salvo was fired. Times, Sunday Times
  • Shipowners and salvors, as hereinafter defined, may limit their liability in accordance with the rules of this Convention for claims set out in Article 2.
  • The company operates as the salvor-in-possession of the Titanic wreck. Five For The Drive
  • Also find Jen at jenconsalvo. com, bodysoulconnect. com and twitter. com/noreaster. blog comments powered by Disqus Women Grow Business » Launching Products: an Entreprenuer’s Course in Focus and Flexibility
  • Euge, euge, di me salvom et servatum volunt. iam ego illuc praecurram atque inscendam aliquam in arborem indeque observabo, aurum ubi abstrudat senex. quamquam hic manere me erus sese iusserat; 680 certum est, malam rem potius quaeram cum lucro. Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives
  • Every joke the comedian made was greeted by a salvo of laughter from the audience.
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