Broadside sentence example
Both sides claimed that the other fired the first broadside.
I was fighting to keep Rosy going straight, as I didn't fancy being turned broadside on to our direction of travel.
Sir Eric Parker launches broadside at courses 'The Go Racing deal is not in the best interest of racing overall.
He carried on across the road, hit the bike broadside, sending it sliding diagonally across toward us.
The direction of the beam boresight is at an angle phi from the broadside direction of the array.Advertisement
An elongated shot is made to preserve its axial flight through the air by giving it the spin sufficient for stability, without which it would turn broadside to its advance; a top in the same way is made to stand upright on the point in the position of equilibrium, unstable statically but dynamically stable if the spin is sufficient; and the investigation proceeds in the same way for the two problems (see Gyroscope).
On the other hand, broadside ballad printers do not seem to have been noted for their observation of social niceties.
Yet all these events and others like them all passed without obvious recourse to broadside balladry.
Guns being fired, tanks advance firing, battleships firing a broadside, gas hissing out of cylinders.
Writing in a white heat of commitment, Nicolson delivers a double broadside.Advertisement
Blast the pirates with a full broadside from your cannons to earn extra points, or lure them onto the reefs to destroy them.
Three months later Engels fires off a whole broadside against the SDP right wing in the form of his Critique of the Erfurt program.
No.20 - The Turtle Dove (Roud 422) - this popular lament is shown to have evolved from seventeenth century broadside ballads.
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Quite clearly, poaching ballads occupy a niche of their own in broadside printing terms.Advertisement
They are, as a rule, very easy to shoot on horseback, as, if one gallops a little in front of and on one side of them, they will hold their course, and come sailing past, offering a magnificent broadside shot, while under similar circumstances a prehensile-lipped rhinoceros will usually swerve away in such a manner as only to present his hind-quarters for a shot.
A broadside entitled Davy Dycars Dreame, a short and seemingly alliterative poem in the manner of Piers Plowman, brought him into trouble with the privy council, but he was dismissed with a reprimand.
Before the invention of typography, pages of books, or anything of a broadside nature, were printed from woodcuts, i.e.
If these two were broadside on to the direction of the sending station oscillations in the same phase would be produced in them both, but if they were in line with it then the oscillations would be in opposite phases.
In 1880 at Carlisle, and in 1881 at Derby, the special awards were for broadside steam-diggers and string sheaf-binders respectively.Advertisement
The " Nurnberg " ceased firing for several minutes to allow her to surrender, then gave her a final broadside, and she went down at half-past nine with flag flying.
Garnet's Ghost was published as a broadside in 1679, but the other Satires on the Jesuits, although written at the same time, were not printed until 1681.
In the heavy weather prevailing at the time the " Good Hope " and " Monmouth " could not fight their main-deck guns, and their broadside discharge (including " Glasgow ") was reduced to 2 9.2-in.
In these actions, except the last, the Americans had the advantage of greater size and a heavier broadside, but they showed excellent seamanship and gunnery.