volley

  1. rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
  2. a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

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Volley

• (n.) A return of the ball before it touches the ground. • (v. i.) To be thrown out, or discharged, at once; to be discharged in a volley, or as if in a volley; to make a volley or volleys. • (v. t.) To discharge with, or as with, a volley. • (n.) A burst or emission of many things at once; as, a volley of words. • (n.) A ...
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volley

(from the article `tennis`) ...strikes the ball back (before it hits the ground a second time) over the net and within the boundaries of the opponent`s court. After the service ...
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volley

(vol´e) a rhythmical succession of muscular twitches artificially induced; the aggregate of nerve impulses set up by a single stimulus.
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Volley

[football] A volley is an air-borne strike in association football, where a player`s feet meets and directs the ball in an angled direction before it has time to reach the ground. A volley can be extremely hard to aim and requires good foot-eye coordination and timing. In general, the volley requires that the player strike the ball with the...
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Volley

[tennis] A volley in tennis is a shot in which the ball is struck before it bounces on the ground. Generally a player hits a volley while standing near the net, although it can be executed farther back, in the middle of the tennis court or even near the baseline. The word derives from M. French volée meaning flight. The primary objective o...
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Volley

Vol'ley intransitive verb 1. To be thrown out, or discharged, at once; to be discharged in a volley, or as if in a volley; to make a volley or volleys. Tennyson. 2. (a) (Tennis) To return the ball before it touches the ground. (b) (Cricket) To se...
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Volley

Vol'ley noun ; plural Volleys . [ French volée ; flight, a volley, or discharge of several guns, from voler to fly, Latin volare . See Volatile .] 1. A flight of missiles, as arrows, bullets, or the like; the simultaneous discharge of a number of sma...
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Volley

Vol'ley transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Volleyed ; present participle & verbal noun Volleying .] To discharge with, or as with, a volley.
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Volley

A forehand or backhand shot executed before the ball bounces in the court.
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Volley

a forehand or backhand shot executed before the ball bounces in the court.
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Volley

a pass or shot in which the ball is struck before it touches the ground.[72]
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volley

a shot hit by a player before it bounces on his own side of the court.
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Volley

a shot where the ball is hit by the player's racquet before the ball hits the ground.
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Volley

any ball kicked by a player when it is off the ground.
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Volley

any ball kicked by a player when it is off the ground.
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volley

discharge in, or as if in, a rapid burst of gunfire
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volley

Origin: F. Volee; flight, a volley, or discharge of several guns, fr. Voler to fly, L. Volare. See Volatile. ... 1. A flight of missiles, as arrows, bullets, or the like; the simultaneous discharge of a number of small arms. 'Fiery darts in flaming volleys flew.' (Milton) 'Each volley tells that thousands cease to breathe.' (Byron) ... 2. A burst o...
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Volley

Striking the ball in mid-air with either foot.
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volley

The simultaneous discharge of a number of firearms.
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Volley

To hit the ball before it bounces.
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volley

Type: Term Pronunciation: vol′ē Definitions: 1. A synchronous group of impulses induced simultaneously by artificial stimulation of either nerve fibers or muscle fibers.
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volley

volley 1. Simultaneous discharge of several missiles. 2. The missiles thus discharged. 3. A bursting forth. 4. A shot, especially in tennis, made by hitting the ball before it touches the ground (while it's still 'flying'). 5. Etymology: from 1573, 'discharge of a number of guns at once', from Middle French (c.1400-c.1600) volee, 'flight' (about t...
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volley

[n] - a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces 2. [v] - be dispersed in a volley 3. [v] - hit before it touches the ground 4. [v] - discharge in, or as if in, a volley 5. [v] - make a volley, as in a game of tennis 6. [v] - utter rapidly
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