enfilade fire

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English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • enfilade fire — noun gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation • Syn: ↑enfilade • Hypernyms: ↑gunfire, ↑gunshot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Enfilade and defilade — This article is about the military concepts. For the computer science term, see Enfilade (Xanadu). For the architectural term, see Enfilade (architecture). Diagram showing enfilade firing: the cannons at top are firing on a rank of soldiers from… …   Wikipedia

  • enfilade — [en΄fə lād′, en′fə lād΄] n. [Fr < enfiler, to thread, string, rake with fire < OFr < en (L in) + fil (L filum), a thread] 1. gunfire, from either flank, directed along the length of a column or line of troops 2. a disposition or… …   English World dictionary

  • Enfilade — En fi*lade (?; 277), n. [F., fr. enfiler to thread, go trough a street or square, rake with shot; pref. en (L. in) + fil thread. See {File} a row.] 1. A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line. [R.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enfilade — Military –noun /ˈɛnfəleɪd/ (say enfuhlayd) 1. fire from guns, etc., which is directed along the length of enemy positions or troop formations. 2. a position or formation under enfilade. –verb (t) /ɛnfəˈleɪd/ (say enfuh layd) (enfiladed,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fire — Synonyms and related words: abandon, afflatus, afire, aflame, aggressiveness, agitate, aim at, air, air dry, alight, anhydrate, animate, animating spirit, animation, animus, annoy, antiaircraft fire, ardency, ardent, ardor, arouse, aroused, atom …   Moby Thesaurus

  • enfilade — /en feuh layd , lahd , en feuh layd , lahd /, n., v., enfiladed, enfilading. n. 1. Mil. a. a position of works, troops, etc., making them subject to a sweeping fire from along the length of a line of troops, a trench, a battery, etc. b. the fire… …   Universalium

  • fire — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. flame, blaze, conflagration, holocaust; enthusiasm, verve. v. t. kindle, ignite; shoot, detonate; inspire, arouse; dismiss, discharge. See heat, propulsion, excitement, fuel, vigor, ejection. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • enfilade — 1. noun a) gunfire directed along the length of a target b) a series of doors that provide a vista when open Syn: flanking fire, raking fire …   Wiktionary

  • enfilade —   n. arrangement in parallel rows or files; enfilading fire; v.t. fire upon from the flank …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • enfilade — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. barrage, gunfire, rake, sweeping fire …   English dictionary for students

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