enfilade definition

  • noun:
    • Gunfire directed across the duration of a target, such a column of troops.
    • A target susceptible to sweeping gunfire.
    • Architecture A linear arrangement of a few interior doors, as to a suite of rooms, so as to supply a vista whenever doorways tend to be open.
    • gunfire directed over the duration of a target
    • a number of doors offering a vista when open
    • Gunfire directed over the length of a target, such as for example a column of soldiers.
    • A target at risk of sweeping gunfire.
    • Architecture A linear arrangement of a few interior doors, on a suite of areas, to be able to offer a vista if the doors tend to be available.
    • gunfire directed over the duration of a target
    • a number of doorways that offer a vista whenever open
    • A line or straight passageway, or even the position of this which is based on a straight line.
    • A firing toward the size of a trench, or a line of parapet or soldiers, etc.; a raking fire.
    • A line or straight passageway, and/or position of this which is based on a straight line.
    • A firing in direction of the length of a trench, or a line of parapet or soldiers, etc.; a raking fire.
    • Milit., a line or straight passage; especially, the situation of somewhere, or of a body of men, which may be raked with shot through its whole-length.
    • Milit., An infantry or artillery fire which sweeps a line of works or males from flank to flank.
    • gunfire directed over the size as opposed to the breadth of a formation
    • Milit., a line or right passage; particularly, the problem of somewhere, or of a body of males, that might be raked with chance through its whole-length.
    • Milit., An infantry or artillery fire which sweeps a line of works or males from flank to flank.
    • gunfire directed over the size as opposed to the breadth of a formation
    • Gunfire directed across the amount of a target, eg a column of troops.
    • A target vulnerable to sweeping gunfire.
    • Architecture A linear arrangement of some interior doors, on a suite of rooms, so as to provide a vista whenever doorways are available.
    • gunfire directed across the duration of a target
    • some doorways that offer a vista whenever open
    • A line or right passage, or perhaps the place of the which lies in a straight range.
    • A firing in the direction of the length of a trench, or a line of parapet or soldiers, etc.; a raking fire.
    • Milit., a range or right passage; particularly, the specific situation of a spot, or of a human anatomy of males, which may be raked with chance through its whole-length.
    • Milit., An infantry or artillery fire which sweeps a line of works or men from flank to flank.
    • gunfire directed along the size rather than the breadth of a formation
  • verb-transitive:
    • To rake with gunfire.
    • To rake with gunfire.
    • To pierce, scour, or rake with chance in direction of the size of, as a work, or a line of soldiers.
    • To pierce, scour, or rake with chance toward the length of, as a work, or a line of soldiers.
    • To rake with gunfire.
    • To pierce, scour, or rake with chance in direction of the length of, as a-work, or a line of soldiers.
  • verb:
    • to rake something with gunfire
    • to rake one thing with gunfire
    • rake or perhaps able to rake with gunfire in a lengthwise way
    • rake or be in a position to rake with gunfire in a lengthwise course
    • to rake one thing with gunfire
    • rake or perhaps capable of rake with gunfire in a lengthwise path
  • others:
    • Milit., to pierce, scour, or rake with shot through the complete length, as a work or type of troops; be in a posture to attack (a military work or a line of soldiers) in this manner.
    • Milit., to pierce, scour, or rake with chance through the entire size, as a work or type of soldiers; be in a posture to attack (a military work or a line of troops) in this manner.
    • Milit., to pierce, scour, or rake with shot through the whole length, as a work or line of soldiers; be in a situation to strike (a military work or a line of soldiers) in this way.

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