blitz

blitz

n. 1. (football) a quick move by defensive players toward the passer on the offensive team, as soon as the ball is snapped; -- it is used when the defensive teams assumes that a pass will be attempted, and risks allowing substantial gains by the offensive team if other plays are in fact planned.
Syn. -- safety linebacker blitzing.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. a rapid and violent military attack with intensive aerial bombardment. Same as blitzkrieg
[WordNet 1.5]

3. any vigorous and intensive attack, bombardment, or assault, literally or figuratively; as, they used a blitz of television commercials to launch their new product; the German blitz on London.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

3. same as blitz chess.
[PJC]

 

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