noun, plural sal·vos, sal·voes.
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He ends every day there and in the sauna, the hot-cold combination working as an opening salvo in the war against swelling.Inside a week of recovery with Morgan Moses, one of Washington’s toughest players|Sam Fortier|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
In the latest legal salvo, Democratic and Republican attorneys general from 38 states and territories, led by Colorado and Nebraska, took aim at a broad swath of Google’s digital empire.
The jumbo-size deal for the workplace instant messaging service, announced Tuesday, can be viewed as a salvo directed at a common foe.5 software acquisitions Salesforce’s Slack deal could spur|rhhackettfortune|December 4, 2020|Fortune
The suit could be an opening salvo ahead of other major government antitrust actions, given ongoing investigations of major tech companies including Apple, Amazon and Facebook at both the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission.Justice Department to file landmark antitrust case against Google|Bernhard Warner|October 20, 2020|Fortune
The online salvo targeted prominent Democratic politicians and news organizations on social media.Pro-Trump youth group enlists teens in secretive campaign likened to a ‘troll farm,’ prompting rebuke by Facebook and Twitter|Isaac Stanley-Becker|September 15, 2020|Washington Post
Such standout performances have been rare: her big-screen blockbuster salvo, Batman Begins (2005), fizzled to nothing.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Chicago, too, a 100-gun salvo went off and every bell in the city rang out.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The opening salvo was at the 1996 Oscars ceremony, where Silverstone presented the award for Best Makeup.‘Clueless’: How the Greatest Clique of the ‘90s Transformed Into A Shakespearean Tragedy|Marlow Stern|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back in 2007, Roberts threw his first salvo in the affirmative action wars.Affirmative Action Isn’t Oppressive, but the Roberts Court Wants to End It Anyway|Mike Sacks|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He also strongly urged supporters not to interpret the change in hiring policy as a salvo in war over gay marriage.
No more inquisitive cruisers ready to let fly a salvo at anything that stirs.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Then the Green House struck the door like a salvo of grapeshot.The Varmint|Owen Johnson
As the day dawned a salvo of twenty-one British guns on the Plaza Miserere gave the signal.
He had barely completed his arrangements when the salvo of British guns gave the signal for the attack.
The first bomb-salvo landed in the young pines, where he had fought against the first air attack.Flight From Tomorrow|Henry Beam Piper