Simultaneous vs Broadside - What's the difference?

simultaneous | broadside |


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.

simultaneous

English

Adjective

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  • Occurring]] or [[transpire, transpiring at the same time.
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  • 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.

    Derived terms

    * simultaneously * simultaneity

    broadside

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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)
  • 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.
  • * 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]
  • 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.
  • A large sheet of paper, printed on one side and folded.
  • The printed lyrics of a folk song or ballad; a broadsheet.
  • Adverb

    (-)
  • Sideways; with the side turned to the direction of some object.
  • Verb

  • To collide with something sideways on
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