Barrage

Barrage may refer to:

In music

  • Barrage (group), a Canadian violin ensemble, or
  • Barrage (album), their self-titled debut album

In engineering

  • Barrage (dam), a type of dam which consists of a line of large gates that can be opened or closed to control the amount of water passing the dam
  • Tidal barrage, an artificial obstruction at the mouth of a tidal watercourse

In military

  • Barrage (artillery), a line or barrier of artillery or depth charge fire
  • Barrage balloon, a tethered balloon intended to present an obstacle to attacking aircraft

In entertainment

  • Philadelphia Barrage, formerly a professional lacrosse team in Major League Lacrosse
  • Barrage (manga), a shōnen manga by Kōhei Horikoshi

Other articles related to "barrage, barrages":

Severn Tidal Power Feasibility Study - History - Previous Schemes and Studies
... Brean Down, known as the Cardiff-Weston barrage was technically feasible ... However, at the time Government decided a Severn Barrage was not a cost-effective option for generating electricity and plans were shelved ... A comprehensive history of studies and plans for a Severn Barrage can be found under Severn Barrage ...
List Of Tidal Barrages - Notable Barrages
... Cardiff Bay Barrage Chashma Barrage Delta Barrage Goolwa Barrages Marina Barrage Prakasham Barrage Rance tidal power plant Swansea barrage Tees ...
Mediterranean U-boat Campaign (World War I) - History - 1916: The Commerce War Continues
... barrier across the Straits of Otranto, the Otranto Barrage ... This too was ineffective the Straits were too wide and deep for such a barrage to be successful, and consumed a huge effort and tied up many of the patrol vessels the Allies ... Just two U-boats were caught in the barrage in all the time it was in operation meanwhile the merchant ships continued to suffer huge losses ...
Severn Tidal Power Feasibility Study - Proposed Projects
... See also Severn Barrage A list of ten proposed projects was published in July 2008 ... The 5 schemes are Shoots Barrage (1.05GW scheme located downstream of the new Severn road crossing with an estimated construction cost of £3.2bn) Beachley Barrage (625MW scheme located further upstream ... potential would come from an Ilfracombe-Gower barrage, much further west than any of the schemes the Feasibility Study considered ...

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