blitz

Definitions:

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  • A blitzkrieg.
  • A heavy aerial bombardment.
  • An intense campaign.
  • A sudden charge upon the quarterback by one or more of the linebackers or defensive backs when the ball is snapped.
  • To subject to a blitz.
  • To rush (the quarterback) in a blitz.
  • To carry out a blitz.
  • a quick move by defensive players toward the passer on the offensive team, as soon as the ball is snapped; -- it is used when the defensive teams assumes that a pass will be attempted, and risks allowing substantial gains by the offensive team if other plays are in fact planned.
  • a rapid and violent military attack with intensive aerial bombardment. Same as <er>blitzkrieg</er>
  • any vigorous and intensive attack, bombardment, or assault, literally or figuratively; ; the German <ex>blitz</ex> on London.
  • same as <er>blitz chess</er>.
  • A sudden <xref>attack</xref>, especially an <xref>air raid</xref>; usually with reference to The <xref>Blitz</xref>.
  • A sudden effort, as a publicity blitz.
  • action of a defensive <xref>football player</xref> who rushes the <xref>passer</xref> of the <xref>football</xref>.
  • <xref>Blitz chess</xref>, a form of chess with a short time limit for moves.
  • A swift and overwhelming attack.
  • To attack.
  • To rush the passer.
  • To <xref>purée</xref> or <xref>chop</xref> (food products) using a <xref>food processor</xref> or <xref>blender</xref>.
  • (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
  • a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
  • attack suddenly and without warning
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