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English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • Broadside (disambiguation) — Broadside (or broadsides) may refer to:* an adverb, meaning with the side, esp. with the broader side, facing toward a given point or object: The truck hit the fence broadside. * Broadside, the side of a ship, the cannons on this side, or their… …   Wikipedia

  • broadside — or broadsheet [brôd′sīd΄] n. 1. the entire side of a ship above the waterline 2. the simultaneous firing of all the guns on one side of a warship 3. a vigorous or abusive attack in words, esp. in a newspaper 4. the broad surface of any large… …   English World dictionary

  • broadside — I. noun Date: 1575 1. a. (1) a sizable sheet of paper printed on one side (2) a sheet printed on one or both sides and folded b. something (as a ballad) printed on a broadside 2. archaic the side of a ship above the waterline 3. a. all the gu …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • broadside — I UK [ˈbrɔːdˌsaɪd] / US [ˈbrɔdˌsaɪd] noun [countable] Word forms broadside : singular broadside plural broadsides a strong written or spoken attack The paper launched an angry broadside against the government s proposals. II = broadside on… …   English dictionary

  • broadside — /brawd suyd /, n., adv., v., broadsided, broadsiding. n. 1. the whole side of a ship above the water line, from the bow to the quarter. 2. Navy. a. all the guns that can be fired from one side of a warship. b. a simultaneous discharge of all the… …   Universalium

  • broadside — broad|side1 [ brɔd,saıd ] verb transitive AMERICAN to crash into the side of another vehicle: Their truck broadsided the bus. broadside broad|side 2 [ brɔd,saıd ] adverb with the side facing toward something: His van hit the car broadside.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • broadside — adv. with the wider side facing forward; from the side; randomly, by chance v. move with the widest side facing forward; hit on the side, strike the side of; verbally attack; simultaneously fire all guns on one side of a ship n. blow from the… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • North Channel naval duel — The North Channel naval duel was the fight between the United States Continental Navy sloop of war Ranger (Captain John Paul Jones) and the British Royal Navy sloop of war Drake (Captain George Burdon) on the evening of 24 April 1778. It was the… …   Wikipedia

  • North Channel Naval Duel — Part of the American War of Independence Date 24 April 1778 Location Nor …   Wikipedia

  • Dreadnought — For other uses, see Dreadnought (disambiguation). The oldest remaining dreadnought, USS Texas, was launched in 1912 and is now a museum ship. The dreadnought was the predominant type of 20th century battleship. The first of the kind, the… …   Wikipedia

  • naval ship — Introduction       the chief instrument by which a nation extends its military power onto the seas. Warships protect the movement over water of military forces to coastal areas where they may be landed and used against enemy forces; warships… …   Universalium

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