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a concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

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the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)

the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)

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The reporter added that an army unit conducted bombardments against fortifications of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the village of Mighir al-Mir and the surroundings of Beit Jin farm, destroying a number of their dens and killing and injuring scores of terrorists.
AN international aid convoy has delivered food to the Damascus suburb of Daraya for the first time in nearly four years, but opposition activists said distribution of the aid had been held up amid a heavy air bombardment by government forces.
Syria Human Rights Watch (HRW) announced that 244 people were killed in bombardment by Assad, Russian forces in a week.
TEHRAN (FNA)- An Emirati officer was killed after Yemeni troops launched a rocket attack against Saudi border areas in retaliation for the kingdom's ongoing bombardment against the Arab country.
He added that the IS organization has lost , in pre-emptive operations and aerial and artillery bombardments a lot of its areas in Hamrin Basin and north of Muqdadiyah leaving only specific areas will be liberated in the coming days.
Around a dozen fighters and multiple rebel commanders were also confirmed killed in the bombardment, which targeted Talbiseh, a town north of the city of Homs on the country's main north-south highway.
Official's sister killed in army bombardment of Qaeda organization SALAHAL-DIN/ Aswat al-Iraq: Salahal-Din Provincial Council member disclosed today that his sister was killed and three wounded of his family, including a small child, due to bombardments to one of Qaeda bases south the province.
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN * Late April aerial bombardments, ground-force skirmishes and especially the increasingly hostile rhetoric of the leaders of Sudan and South Sudan had religious leaders worried about the possibility of all-out war.
He was the third Iraqi Kurd killed by artillery bombardments as part of ongoing clashes between Iran and the rebel Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) which began three weeks ago.
Instead, hydrothermal vents may have provided sanctuaries for extreme, heat-loving microbes known as "hyperthermophilic bacteria" following bombardments, said Mojzsis.
Defence ministry and coalition forces claim that score of Taliban and a few civilians have been killed in coalition bombardments two days back, but residents and local officials of Shindand said 88 civilians have been killed in the bombardment.
A NATO spokesman said he was unaware of any NATO bombardments in that area.
Hard to do when most broadcast time was devoted to covering actual bombardments on the other side of the world.
A FRESH series ofexplosions rocked the Iraqicapitalearly today,just hours after thunderous bombardments rattled the city and filled the night sky with flames and smoke.
He was speaking after Israeli air strikes and tank bombardments left one Palestinian dead and 60 injured.