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Definitions and Synonyms of shelling | Another word for shelling | What is shelling?

Definition 1: the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target - [noun denoting act]

Samples where shelling or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
  • the shelling went on for hours without pausing

Synonyms for shelling in the sense of this definition

(shelling is a kind of ...) the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

"hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes" "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"

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