Definitions of broadside
  1. adverb
    with a side facing an object
    “the train hit the truck broadside
    “the wave caught the canoe broadside and capsized it”
  2. adjective
    toward a full side
    “a broadside attack”
    located on a side
  3. noun
    the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern
    “the ship was broadside to the dock”
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    type of:
    an extended outer surface of an object
  4. noun
    all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship
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    type of:
    weaponry used by military or naval force
  5. noun
    the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship
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    type of:
    fire, firing
    the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
  6. verb
    collide with the broad side of
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    type of:
    collide with, hit, impinge on, run into, strike
    hit against; come into sudden contact with
  7. noun
    an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    synonyms: bill, broadsheet, circular, flier, flyer, handbill, throwaway
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    an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
    type of:
    ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing
    a public promotion of some product or service
  8. noun
    a speech of violent denunciation
    synonyms: philippic, tirade
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    type of:
    denouncement, denunciation
    a public act of denouncing
    vehement oratory
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