fire trench

траншея, окоп, ров

English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • fire trench — noun a trench especially constructed for the delivery of small arms fire • Hypernyms: ↑trench * * * noun : a trench constructed to facilitate the delivery of small arms fire * * * fire trench, a trench composed of connected bays in which men are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fire trench — /ˈfaɪə trɛntʃ/ (say fuyuh trench) noun a trench from which soldiers can fire rifles and other small arms and in which they are relatively well protected …   Australian English dictionary

  • fire bay — fire bay, British. one of the sections of a fire trench, manned usually by a single rifle squad …   Useful english dictionary

  • trench — Synonyms and related words: Bassalia, abri, abysm, abyss, abyssal zone, adit, air raid shelter, approach, approach trench, aqueduct, arroyo, barge in, bathyal zone, benthos, bomb shelter, bombproof, bore, bottom, bottom glade, bottom waters,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fire step — /ˈfaɪə stɛp/ (say fuyuh step) noun a board or narrow ledge above the bottom of a fire trench from which soldiers can fire, observe enemy movements, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • Trench warfare — is a form of warfare where both combatants have fortified positions and fighting lines are static. Trench warfare arose when a revolution in firepower was not matched by similar advances in mobility. The result was a slow and grueling form of… …   Wikipedia

  • trench — /trench/, n. 1. Fort. a long, narrow excavation in the ground, the earth from which is thrown up in front to serve as a shelter from enemy fire or attack. 2. trenches, a system of such excavations, with their embankments, etc. 3. a deep furrow,… …   Universalium

  • trench — ► NOUN 1) a long, narrow ditch. 2) a ditch dug by troops to provide shelter from enemy fire. 3) (also ocean trench) a long, narrow, deep depression in the ocean bed. ► VERB ▪ dig a trench or trenches in. ORIGIN Old French trenche, from Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • fire-step — fireˈ step or firˈing step noun (historical) A ledge on which soldiers stand to fire over a parapet, a banquette • • • Main Entry: ↑fire * * * n. a step or ledge on which soldiers in a trench stand to fire …   Useful english dictionary

  • trench warfare — combat in which each side occupies a system of protective trenches. [1915 20] * * * Warfare in which the opposing sides attack, counterattack, and defend from sets of trenches dug into the ground. It was developed by Sébastien Le Prestre de… …   Universalium

  • Trench effect — The trench effect is a combination of two well understood but separate ideas: the Coandă effect from fluid dynamics and the flashover concept from fire dynamics.The Coandă effect is the tendency of a fast moving stream of air to deflect towards… …   Wikipedia

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