bombardment vs outpouring what difference

what is difference between bombardment and outpouring

English

Etymology

bombard +‎ -ment

Noun

bombardment (countable and uncountable, plural bombardments)

  1. the act of bombing, especially towns or cities
  2. heavy artillery fire
  3. (physics) the incidence of an intense stream of high-energy particles directed at a substance

Quotations

  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:bombardment.

Derived terms

  • Late Heavy Bombardment

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See also

  • bombard
  • bombarded


English

Etymology

out- +‎ pouring

Noun

outpouring (plural outpourings)

  1. The sudden outward flowing of a large amount of something.
    • 2013 June 18, Simon Romero, “Protests Widen as Brazilians Chide Leaders,” New York Times (retrieved 21 June 2013):
      The protests rank among the largest outpourings of dissent since the nation’s military dictatorship ended in 1985.
    • 2012, August 1. Owen Gibson in Guardian Unlimited, London 2012: rowers Glover and Stanning win Team GB’s first gold medal
      Great Britain has collected its first gold medal of the London Games after Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won the coxless pairs with a stunning performance that will spark a mass outpouring of celebration and relief across the country.

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