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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 on·slaught /ˈɑnˌslɔt, ˈɔn-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 On·slaught n.
 1. An attack; an onset; esp., a furious or murderous attack or assault.
    By storm and onslaught to proceed.   --Hudibras.
 2. A bloody fray or battle. [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sudden and severe onset of trouble
      2: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons);
         "the attack began at dawn" [syn: attack, onset, onrush]
      3: the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic
         communication (spoken or written) [syn: barrage, outpouring]