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Meaning of SHELLING

Pronunciation:  sh'eling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"
 

SHELLING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment
 
 See Also: fire, firing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shell"ing\, n.
Groats; hulled oats. --Simmonds.

 

 

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