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Dictionary entry overview: What does shelling mean?
• SHELLING (noun)
The noun SHELLING has 1 sense:
1. the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
Familiarity information: SHELLING used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
Nouns denoting acts or actions
they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops / the shelling went on for hours without pausing
Hypernyms ("shelling" is a kind of...):
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