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Noun: blitz  blits
  1. (military) a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
    - blitzkrieg
  2. (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
    - safety blitz, linebacker blitzing
Verb: blitz  blits
  1. Attack suddenly and without warning
    "Hitler blitzed Poland"
Noun: Blitz  blits
  1. The series of air raids launched on various cities in Britain (including London) by the German airforce 1940-1941
    - The Blitz

Derived forms: blitzed, blitzes, blitzing

Type of: assail, attack, maneuver [US], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], onrush, onset, onslaught, play

Encyclopedia: Blitz, Gérard