Blitz

What is Blitz ?

Blitz is (noun) 1. bombing by planes She was born during the London Blitz. 2. to have a blitz on something to make a sudden effort to do something (informal.) We’ll have to have a blitz on this pile of orders. (verb) to bomb something The factories were blitzed by the enemy bombers.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level