As a adjective simultaneous
is occurring]] or [[transpire|transpiring at the same time.
As a noun broadside is
(nautical) one side of a ship above the water line; all the guns on one side of a warship; their simultaneous firing.
As a adverb broadside is
sideways; with the side turned to the direction of some object.
As a verb broadside is
to collide with something sideways on.
Occurring]] or [[transpire, transpiring at the same time.
- As with the Lejeuneaceae, this pattern of massive speciation appears to be correlated with the Cretaceous explosion of the angiosperms and the simultaneous creation of a host of new microenvironments, differing in humidity, light intensity, texture, etc.
(nautical) One side of a ship above the water line; all the guns on one side of a warship; their simultaneous firing.
(by extension) A forceful attack, be it written or spoken.
* 1993 , (Peter Kolchin), American Slavery (Penguin History, paperback edition, 34)
* 2013 , Luke Harding and Uki Goni, Argentina urges UK to hand back Falklands and 'end colonialism'' (in ''The Guardian , 3 January 2013)[http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/jan/02/argentina-britain-hand-back-falklands]
- Although slaveholders managed - through a combination of political compromise and ideological broadside - to contain the threat of a major anti-slavery compaign by fellow Southerners, planters could never be totally sure of non-slaveholders' loyalty to the social order.
A large sheet of paper, printed on one side and folded.
The printed lyrics of a folk song or ballad; a broadsheet.
- Fernández's diplomatic broadside follows the British government's decision last month to name a large frozen chunk of Antarctica after the Queen – a gesture viewed in Buenos Aires as provocative.
Sideways; with the side turned to the direction of some object.
To collide with something sideways on