Artillery in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Artillery

long range explosive bombardment weapons, such as cannons or mortars

Examples of Artillery in a sentence

During World War Two, battleships served as artillery for many of the island invasions the US underwent against Japan.  🔊

Mortars are considered small artillery machines, since they could be carried by infantry and had a relatively small explosive payload.  🔊

The role of artillery is to bombard heavily defended positions so other forces can move in with less resistance.  🔊

In medieval times, catapults and ballista would have been considered artillery, even though they did not launch explosives.  🔊

With no chance of taking the enemy base with infantry alone, the commander called an artillery strike from the rocket platforms stationed outside of the battle area.  🔊

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