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Multiple Meanings
volley — as in:  a volley of...

She was killed by a volley of bullets.
a rapid or simultaneous discharge of bullets or other projectiles

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a rapid or simultaneous series of similar (and usually antagonistic) events — such as protests or criticisms
volley — in volleyball

They were especially excited to win such a long volley.
to hit the ball before it touches the ground

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in the form, long volley:  many uninterrupted returns over the net
volley — in tennis

She won the set on a back-hand volley.
a tennis stroke in which a player hits the ball before it bounces

or:

in the form, long volley:  many uninterrupted returns over the net
volley — in soccer

From 18-yards out, she kicked a volley into the upper corner of the net.
soccer:  kicking the ball while it is in flight
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