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Salvo

Sal´vo
n.1.An exception; a reservation; an excuse.
1.(Mil.) A concentrated fire from pieces of artillery, as in endeavoring to make a break in a fortification; a volley.
2.A salute paid by a simultaneous, or nearly simultaneous, firing of a number of cannon.
Noun1.salvo - an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs
2.salvo - rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
Synonyms: fusillade, volley, burst
3.salvo - a sudden outburst of cheers; "there was a salvo of approval"
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