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Volleyed

ˈvɒli

Meanings of Volleyed:

verb

(in sport, especially tennis or soccer) strike or kick (the ball) before it touches the ground.

Usage examples:

She volleyed the ball home
noun

A number of bullets, arrows, or other projectiles discharged at one time.

Usage examples:

The infantry let off a couple of volleys

Meanings of Volleying:

verb

(in sport, especially tennis or soccer) strike or kick (the ball) before it touches the ground.

Usage examples:

She volleyed the ball home
noun

A number of bullets, arrows, or other projectiles discharged at one time.

Usage examples:

The infantry let off a couple of volleys

Volleys

ˈvɒli

Meanings of Volleys:

noun

A number of bullets, arrows, or other projectiles discharged at one time.

Usage examples:

The infantry let off a couple of volleys
verb

(in sport, especially tennis or soccer) strike or kick (the ball) before it touches the ground.

Usage examples:

She volleyed the ball home

Volplane

ˈvɒlpleɪn

Meanings of Volplane:

noun

A controlled dive or downward flight at a steep angle, especially by an aeroplane with the engine shut off.

Usage examples:

In 1891 the engineer otto lilienthal executed the first safe and repeatable volplanes in history.
verb

(of an aeroplane) make a steep controlled dive or downward flight.

Usage examples:

We watched the huge birds volplaning in

Volplaned

ˈvɒlpleɪn

Meanings of Volplaned:

verb

(of an aeroplane) make a steep controlled dive or downward flight.

Usage examples:

We watched the huge birds volplaning in
noun

A controlled dive or downward flight at a steep angle, especially by an aeroplane with the engine shut off.

Usage examples:

In 1891 the engineer otto lilienthal executed the first safe and repeatable volplanes in history.

Volplanes

ˈvɒlpleɪn

Meanings of Volplanes:

noun

A controlled dive or downward flight at a steep angle, especially by an aeroplane with the engine shut off.

Usage examples:

In 1891 the engineer otto lilienthal executed the first safe and repeatable volplanes in history.
verb

(of an aeroplane) make a steep controlled dive or downward flight.

Usage examples:

We watched the huge birds volplaning in

Volplaning

ˈvɒlpleɪn

Meanings of Volplaning:

verb

(of an aeroplane) make a steep controlled dive or downward flight.

Usage examples:

We watched the huge birds volplaning in
noun

A controlled dive or downward flight at a steep angle, especially by an aeroplane with the engine shut off.

Usage examples:

In 1891 the engineer otto lilienthal executed the first safe and repeatable volplanes in history.

Meanings of Vols:

abbreviation

Volumes.

noun

Abbreviation for volume

Volscian

ˈvɒlʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Volscian:

noun

A member of an ancient italic people who fought the romans in latium in the 5th and 4th centuries bc until absorbed into rome after their final defeat in 304 bc.

Usage examples:

Coriolanus immediately goes to his old enemy, the volscian general aufidius, and offers to attack a…
adjective

Relating to the volscians.

Usage examples:

Here aufidius turns against him, accusing him of betraying the volscian interests, and with the ass…

Meanings of Volt:

noun

The si unit of electromotive force, the difference of potential that would carry one ampere of current against one ohm resistance.

Usage examples:

They created electricity running at 10 volts with a milliamp current, enough to power a small light…
verb

Variant spelling of volte.

Meanings of Volta:

proper noun

A river of west africa, which is formed in central ghana and flows into the gulf of guinea near the border with togo. at akosombo in south-eastern ghana the river has been dammed, creating lake volta, one of the world's largest man-made lakes.

Voltage

ˈvəʊltɪdʒ

Meanings of Voltage:

noun

An electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts.

Usage examples:

The ratio of two voltages

Voltages

ˈvəʊltɪdʒ

Meanings of Voltages:

noun

An electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts.

Usage examples:

The ratio of two voltages

Meanings of Voltaic:

adjective

Relating to electricity produced by chemical action in a battery; galvanic.

Usage examples:

Alpha voltaic batteries use a radioisotope such as americium, the substance commonly used in smoke …
noun

A branch of the niger–congo family of languages, spoken in parts of west africa and including more and senufo.

Meanings of Voltaire:

proper noun

(1694–1778), french writer, playwright, and poet; pseudonym of françois-marie arouet. he was a leading figure of the enlightenment, and frequently came into conflict with the establishment as a result of his radical views and satirical writings. notable works: lettres philosophiques (1734) and the satire candide (1759).

Volte

ˌvɒltˈfæs

Meanings of Volte:

noun

A sudden quick jump or other movement to escape a thrust, especially a swinging round of the rear leg to turn the body sideways.

Usage examples:

He uses the term ‘voiding ‘for the volte or esquive.’

Volte-face

ˌvɒltˈfæs

Meanings of Volte-face:

noun

A sudden change from one set of beliefs or plan of action to the opposite

Usage examples:

In 1986 he made a very public and dramatic political volte-face from left to right.

Voltes

vɒlt

Meanings of Voltes:

noun

A sudden quick jump or other movement to escape a thrust, especially a swinging round of the rear leg to turn the body sideways.

verb

Make a quick movement to avoid a thrust.

Usage examples:

He strongly favours fencing along a straight line, disapproving of ‘volting ‘, crossing the legs, a…

Meanings of Voltmeter:

noun

An instrument for measuring electric potential in volts.

Usage examples:

An example of this kind of thing is when we use a voltmeter to measure a voltage.

Voltmeters

ˈvəʊltˌmiː.tər

Meanings of Voltmeters:

noun

An instrument for measuring electric potential in volts.

Usage examples:

An example of this kind of thing is when we use a voltmeter to measure a voltage.

Meanings of Volts:

noun

The si unit of electromotive force, the difference of potential that would carry one ampere of current against one ohm resistance.

Usage examples:

They created electricity running at 10 volts with a milliamp current, enough to power a small light…
verb

Make a quick movement to avoid a thrust.

Usage examples:

He strongly favours fencing along a straight line, disapproving of ‘volting ‘, crossing the legs, a…

Volubility

ˌvɒljʊˈbɪlɪti

Meanings of Volubility:

noun

The quality of talking fluently, readily, or incessantly; talkativeness.

Usage examples:

Her legendary volubility deserted her

Meanings of Voluble:

adjective

(of a person) talking fluently, readily, or incessantly.

Usage examples:

A voluble game-show host

Volubly

ˈvɒl.jə.bli

Meanings of Volubly:

adverb

In a way that involves a lot of words, spoken confidently and forcefully

Usage examples:

He protested volubly at the trick that had been played on him., she is talking rather too volubly, …

Volume

ˈvɒljuːm

Meanings of Volume:

noun

A book forming part of a work or series.

Usage examples:

A biography of george bernard shaw in three volumes

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