Pronunciation: (fyOO'su-lād", -läd", -zu-), [key]
—n., v., -lad•ed, -lad•ing.
1. a simultaneous or continuous discharge of firearms.
2. a general discharge or outpouring of anything: a fusillade of questions.
to attack or shoot by a fusillade.
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