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Fusillade vs. Fuselage

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Fusilladenoun

the simultaneous firing of a number of firearms

Fuselagenoun

(aeronautical) The main body of an aerospace vehicle; the long central structure of an aircraft to which the wings (or rotors), tail, and engines are attached, and which accommodates crew and cargo.

Fusilladenoun

(by extension) a rapid outburst

Fuselagenoun

The central, approximately cylindrical portion of an airplane which carries the passengers, crew, and cargo. It usually forms the main structural portion of an airplane, and to it are typically attached the wings, tail, and sometimes the engines. In single-propeller airplanes, the propeller is typically fixed at the front of the fuselage, although variants have been produced with the propeller at the rear. Some airplanes have no fuselage, properly so called.

Fusilladeverb

to fire, or attack with, a fusillade

Fuselagenoun

the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)

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Fusilladenoun

A simultaneous discharge of firearms.

Fuselage

The fuselage (; from the French fuselé ) is an aircraft's main body section. It holds crew, passengers, or cargo.

‘spindle-shaped’;

Fusilladeverb

To shoot down of shoot at by a simultaneous discharge of firearms.

Fusilladenoun

rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms;

‘our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise’;

Fusilladeverb

attack with fusillade

Fusillade

A fusillade is the simultaneous and continuous firing of a group of firearms on command. It stems from the French word fusil, meaning firearm, and fusiller meaning to shoot.In the context of military tactics, the term is generally used to refer to a type of organized and concentrated gunfire from a military unit armed with small arms, and initiated by a command from a commanding officer.

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