coup d'oeil definition

  • noun:
    • an instant study; a glance.
    • A glimpse, a glance; the capability, particularly of a military officer, to know a great deal immediately.
    • The professors or perhaps the act of understanding instantly the weakness or power of a military position, of a certain arrangement of troops, probably the most advantageous place for a battlefield, etc.
    • an instant look
    • a fast study; a glance.
    • A glimpse, a glance; the capability, specially of a military officer, to understand much instantly.
    • The professors or perhaps the act of comprehending at a glance the weakness or strength of a military place, of a certain arrangement of soldiers, many beneficial position for a battlefield, etc.
    • a fast look

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