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volley

['vɔlɪ] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. залп

      1. град, множество (стрел, камней и т. п.)

      2. поэт. ливень, поток, град

      3. град, поток (насмешек, упрёков и т. п.)

    2. спорт. удар с лёта

  2. гл.

    1. стрелять залпами; давать залп, очередь

    2. сыпаться градом (об упрёках, насмешках)

    3. = volley forth / off / out испускать (крики, жалобы)

    4. ударить (мяч) с лёта

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volley

['vɒlɪ]

n

залп

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A second volley of roars echoed through the tunnels.
По тоннелю прокатилась вторая волна злобного рычания.
Rollins, James / SubterraneanРоллинс, Джеймс / Пещера
Пещера
Роллинс, Джеймс
© 1999 by Jim Czajkowski
© А. Новиков, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2008
Subterranean
Rollins, James
© 1999 by Jim Czajkowski
“Get down,” Siobhan warned, all but pushing her mother into the tent, unsure what protection it would offer from the volley of rocks and bottles.
— Ложитесь! — закричала Шивон, заталкивая мать в палатку, не будучи при этом уверенной, что парусина послужит хорошей защитой от града камней и бутылок.
Rankin, Ian / The Naming of the DeadРэнкин, Иэн / Перекличка мертвых
Перекличка мертвых
Рэнкин, Иэн
© John Rebus Ltd 2006
© Ю. Вейсберг, перевод на русский язык, 2009
© ООО "Издательская группа Аттикус", Издательство "Иностранка" 2009
The Naming of the Dead
Rankin, Ian
© John Rebus Ltd 2006
To begin with there was a furious volley of applause.
Во-первых, раздался неистовый аплодисмент.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Then he threw a handful of small pebbles like a volley of grape-shot.
И он запустил в него пригоршней камешков, точно картечью, Камни угодили Жанберна в плечо.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
He could decimate the Farlain with his first volley.
Первый же его залп уложит каждого десятого в клане.
Gemmell, David / The Hawk EternalГеммел, Дэвид / Вечный ястреб
Вечный ястреб
Геммел, Дэвид
The Hawk Eternal
Gemmell, David
© 1995 by David A. Gemmell
At the corner of Powell's eye, another group bobbed back to the surface of the water, and he looked back just as they let fly a second slingshot volley.
Краем глаза Пауэлл увидел, как пловцы снова показались над водой; не успел он оглянуться, как те дали второй залп из рогаток.
Zahn, Timothy / The Green And The GrayЗан, Тимоти / Зеленые и серые
Зеленые и серые
Зан, Тимоти
The Green And The Gray
Zahn, Timothy
© 2004 by Timothy Zahn
From the craft behind him came a collective mental death-scream as a volley of lascannon fire from the other human fighter blew apart its cockpit section.
Сзади раздались ментальные предсмертные вопли. Это лазерные пушки мон-кеи поразили кокпит ведомого Корна.
Rennie, Gordon / Shadow PointРенни, Гордон / Перекресток судеб
Перекресток судеб
Ренни, Гордон
© 2003 Games Workshop Ltd
© Д. Сухих, перевод, 2007
© Издательский дом "Азбука-классика", 2007
Shadow Point
Rennie, Gordon
© 2003 Games Workshop Ltd
"Archers fire a volley over the wall!" Gareth called, and the order echoed down the line.
– Лучникам стрелять поверх стен! – крикнул Гарет, и его приказ эхом пронесся над войском.
Salvatore, Robert / Road of the PatriarchСальваторе, Роберт / Дорога Патриарха
Дорога Патриарха
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 2007 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© Е. Фурсикова, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Фантастика", 2008
Road of the Patriarch
Salvatore, Robert
© 2007 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
The bandits fired a volley from the bushes, killing two soldiers and wounding two more.
Разбойники дали залп из кустов, убили двоих и двоих ранили.
Akunin, Boris / The Death of AchillesАкунин, Борис / Смерть Ахиллеса
Смерть Ахиллеса
Акунин, Борис
© B. Akunin, автор, 1998
© И. Захаров, 2008
The Death of Achilles
Akunin, Boris
© 2006 by Random House, Inc.
© 1998 by Boris Akunin
She again clasped her hands and then snapped them open and another volley of much larger sparks flew out of them.
Она снова сжала свои ладони и затем щелкнула ими, открывая, и из них вырвался другой залп гораздо больших искр.
Castaneda, Carlos / The second ring of powerКастанеда, Карлос / Второе кольцо силы
Второе кольцо силы
Кастанеда, Карлос
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
© "София", 2008
© ООО Издательство "София", 2008
The second ring of power
Castaneda, Carlos
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
A volley of arrows came arching up at them, but each one burst into flame the instant it came into the fiery atmosphere surrounding the stones.
Поток стрел дугой обрушился на осажденных, но каждая стрела тотчас же сгорала в огненном слое, облекавшем камни.
Boyer, Elizabeth / Elves And The OtterskinБойер, Элизабет / Ученик ведьмы
Ученик ведьмы
Бойер, Элизабет
Elves And The Otterskin
Boyer, Elizabeth
He opened his mouth to speak, and suddenly the quiet was shattered by the sound of a musket, followed by another, and then a volley of shots.
Натаниэль уже было раскрыл рот, чтобы ответить ей, как вдруг тишину нарушил мушкетный выстрел, затем второй… началась перестрелка.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Velvet
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
From below came the call to shoot, but the first volley Doos of arrows had little effect against the huge round shields or the tough hides of the Eika.
Снизу раздалась команда стрелять, но поднявшаяся в воздух туча стрел не возымела почти никакого действия. Стрелы вонзались в громадные круглые щиты Эйка и отскакивали от них.
Elliott, Kate / Prince of DogsЭллиот, Кейт / Собачий принц
Собачий принц
Эллиот, Кейт
Prince of Dogs
Elliott, Kate
© 1998 by Katrina Elliott
As he did so a volley of rifle and revolver shots was fired from the upper windows of the huge apartment building that stands between the University and Riverside Drive.
Но в этот момент из верхних окон большого многоквартирного дома, стоявшего между университетом и Риверсайд-драйв, раздались винтовочные и револьверные выстрелы.
Wells, Herbert George / The war in the airУэллс, Герберт / Война в воздухе
Война в воздухе
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
The war in the air
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
I'll take it easy on you - just volley-and-serve - but I hunger to swing a racket."
Я не буду ставить перед тобой сложных задач, только отбивай и подавай, не сходя с места, но мне так хочется помахать ракеткой.
King, Stephen / Duma KeyКинг, Стивен / Дьюма-Ки
Дьюма-Ки
Кинг, Стивен
© Перевод В.А. Вебер, 2008
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© Stephen King, 2008
Duma Key
King, Stephen
© 2008 by Stephen King

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'vɔlɪNounзалпExamples

to discharge / fire a volley — дать залп
to salute the enemy with a volley of fire — встретить врага залпом огня

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    volley - залп, град, поток

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Collocations

volley fire
беглый огонь
in a volley
залпом
general volley
групповой огонь
platoon volley
взводная очередь
volley bombing
залповое бомбометание
half-volley kick
удар с полулета
volley firer
взрывная машинка
fire a volley
давать залп
volley fire
залповая стрельба
volley fire
залповый огонь
series of volleys
беглый огонь
series of volleys
серия беглого огня

Word forms

volley

noun
SingularPlural
Common casevolleyvolleys
Possessive casevolley'svolleys'

volley

verb
Basic forms
Pastvolleyed
Imperativevolley
Present Participle (Participle I)volleying
Past Participle (Participle II)volleyed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I volleywe volley
you volleyyou volley
he/she/it volleysthey volley
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am volleyingwe are volleying
you are volleyingyou are volleying
he/she/it is volleyingthey are volleying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have volleyedwe have volleyed
you have volleyedyou have volleyed
he/she/it has volleyedthey have volleyed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been volleyingwe have been volleying
you have been volleyingyou have been volleying
he/she/it has been volleyingthey have been volleying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I volleyedwe volleyed
you volleyedyou volleyed
he/she/it volleyedthey volleyed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was volleyingwe were volleying
you were volleyingyou were volleying
he/she/it was volleyingthey were volleying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had volleyedwe had volleyed
you had volleyedyou had volleyed
he/she/it had volleyedthey had volleyed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been volleyingwe had been volleying
you had been volleyingyou had been volleying
he/she/it had been volleyingthey had been volleying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will volleywe shall/will volley
you will volleyyou will volley
he/she/it will volleythey will volley
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be volleyingwe shall/will be volleying
you will be volleyingyou will be volleying
he/she/it will be volleyingthey will be volleying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have volleyedwe shall/will have volleyed
you will have volleyedyou will have volleyed
he/she/it will have volleyedthey will have volleyed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been volleyingwe shall/will have been volleying
you will have been volleyingyou will have been volleying
he/she/it will have been volleyingthey will have been volleying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would volleywe should/would volley
you would volleyyou would volley
he/she/it would volleythey would volley
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be volleyingwe should/would be volleying
you would be volleyingyou would be volleying
he/she/it would be volleyingthey would be volleying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have volleyedwe should/would have volleyed
you would have volleyedyou would have volleyed
he/she/it would have volleyedthey would have volleyed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been volleyingwe should/would have been volleying
you would have been volleyingyou would have been volleying
he/she/it would have been volleyingthey would have been volleying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am volleyedwe are volleyed
you are volleyedyou are volleyed
he/she/it is volleyedthey are volleyed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being volleyedwe are being volleyed
you are being volleyedyou are being volleyed
he/she/it is being volleyedthey are being volleyed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been volleyedwe have been volleyed
you have been volleyedyou have been volleyed
he/she/it has been volleyedthey have been volleyed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was volleyedwe were volleyed
you were volleyedyou were volleyed
he/she/it was volleyedthey were volleyed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being volleyedwe were being volleyed
you were being volleyedyou were being volleyed
he/she/it was being volleyedthey were being volleyed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been volleyedwe had been volleyed
you had been volleyedyou had been volleyed
he/she/it had been volleyedthey had been volleyed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be volleyedwe shall/will be volleyed
you will be volleyedyou will be volleyed
he/she/it will be volleyedthey will be volleyed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been volleyedwe shall/will have been volleyed
you will have been volleyedyou will have been volleyed
he/she/it will have been volleyedthey will have been volleyed