English version

blitz in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblitzblitz /blɪts/ noun [countable usually singular]  1 PMa sudden military attack, especially from the airthe Blitz (=the bombing of British cities by German aircraft in 1940 and 1941)2 informalWORK HARD a period of great effort in order to deal with something quickly and completelyblitz on We’ll have to have a blitz on the house before your parents arrive.3 a big effort to make people notice something or buy somethinga media/marketing/advertising etc blitz The campaign was launched with a nationwide publicity blitz.blitz verb [transitive] News came that Rotterdam had been blitzed.
Examples from the Corpus
blitzThey've begun an advertising blitz to publicize the movie.In 1943 he suffered a disaster when the stock of his now famous book was all destroyed in the London blitz.The overall repair bill for Saturday's blitz on Portadown could reach £15m.Abandoned air-raid shelters became improvised and treacherous playgrounds for the children of the blitz.Many evacuees went home during that first winter, but when the blitz began, there was another exodus from London.The blitz was picked up, and Kirby was wide-open over the middle.the BlitzThe aim was to save animals who bolted during the blitz - it promised to return any lost animal to its owner.Moore's drawing of Londoners sheltering from the blitz in tube stations are now celebrated.All the windows in the farmhouse had been shattered, the whole scene resembling something from the Blitz.Built in 1712-18, the church was flattened in the Blitz, but it has been magnificently repaired.Old Mosse saved three people from a burning house in the Blitz but was a thieving rat otherwise.More than half a century has passed since he was brought to Swinbrook to escape the horrors of the blitz.She was a United States ambassador who had been through the blitz in London.