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volley

 [vol´e]
a rhythmical succession of muscular twitches artificially induced; the aggregate of nerve impulses set up by a single stimulus.

vol·ley

(vol'ē),
A synchronous group of impulses induced simultaneously by artificial stimulation of either nerve fibers or muscle fibers.
[Fr. volée, fr. L. volo, to fly]

vol·ley

(vol'ē)
A synchronous group of impulses induced simultaneously by artificial stimulation of either nerve fibers or muscle fibers.
[Fr. volée, fr. L. volo, to fly]
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Mitrovic's flick-on is met by Coloccini but his acrobatic volley is turned around the post by Pantilimon.
McAnespie latched onto a poor Elgin clearance and smacked a 25–yard half volley into the top corner on seven minutes.
I know that it's going to be a process where I would make a lot of mistakes in the volleys as I did today, because that's not my really comfortable zone," he admitted.
"I was practising volleys in the warm up and I would have been annoyed if I'd missed it.
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Indian tennis star Leander Paes, who generally keeps himself away from any confrontational on-court behaviour, was involved in a mother of all verbal volleys with former American tennis legend John McEnroe.
He doesn't volley that much in singles but he still volleys very, very well and doubles will improve that.
Henman's two forehand volleys to take the match into a final set
An aggressive Henman then converted two forehand volleys to take the match into a third and final set.
From their top-floor room in the hostel, the men had a birds-eye view of the effects of sniping on the streets below and watched machine-gun volleys rake the shops on the far side of their street.
This will enable you to hit forehand or backhand volleys without changing your grip at all.
The players several feet away put the ball into play and the players volley back and forth, alternating forehand and backhand volleys.
"I told him a few months ago he doesn't score volleys any more.