rapidity of fire

скорострельность; темп стрельбы

English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • fire — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fȳr; akin to Old High German fiur fire, Greek pyr Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) the phenomenon of combustion manifested in light, flame, and heat (2) one of the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fire of London —    In 1666, from September 2nd to 6th.    Commenced at the house of a baker in Pudding Lane, near London Bridge, and spread through the narrow streets and lanes of the City with extraordinary rapidity. Its progress west was only stopped within… …   Dictionary of London

  • rapidity — Synonyms and related words: air speed, alacrity, bat, briskness, ceaselessness, celerity, chattering, constancy, constant flow, continualness, continuity, decisiveness, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, fastness, flight, flit, flurry, gait,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fire —    to dismiss peremptorily from employment    Punning on discharge, which is standard English, meaning, to dismiss from employment, and on the rapidity with which the deed is usually done:     Working? Nope, I got fired. (Theroux, 1976) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Great Seattle fire — The Great Seattle Fire was a fire that destroyed the entire central business district of Seattle, Washington, on June 6, 1889.Events of the fireAt approximately 2:30 pm on June 6, 1889, an accidentally overturned glue pot in the carpentry shop of …   Wikipedia

  • rapid-fire — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: rapid fire 1. : firing or adapted for firing shots in rapid succession 2. : proceeding with or characterized by rapidity, liveliness, or sharpness a rapid fire cross examination …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapid-fire — adjective Date: 1890 1. firing or adapted for firing shots in rapid succession 2. marked by rapidity, liveliness, or sharpness < a comedian with a rapid fire delivery > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Like a house on fire — very well; with great rapidity …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • like a house on fire — Australian Slang very well; with great rapidity …   English dialects glossary

  • Fort Pasir Panjang — or Labrador Battery is located within the lush Labrador Park at the southern tip of Singapore island. It was one of the 11 coastal artillery forts built by the British in the 19th century to defend the western passageway into Keppel Harbour… …   Wikipedia

  • military technology — Introduction       range of weapons, equipment, structures, and vehicles used specifically for the purpose of fighting. It includes the knowledge required to construct such technology, to employ it in combat, and to repair and replenish it.… …   Universalium

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