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Synonyms for enfilade

gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation

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rake or be in a position to rake with gunfire in a lengthwise direction

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Fire-bays commanded the western slopes, and high, deep traverses placed every 5-6m between them provided protection against enfilade.
The Germans had massive batteries there which could enfilade both beaches.
The low hill on the left flank of the advancing troops now raked the open ground with enfilade fire from the machine-guns sited on the hill.
Upstairs, the enfilade of rooms leads customers to individual salons showcasing the latest from Dior.
Ranges for crew-served weapons should meet more than the requirements of zero and qualification, and should also include targets with depth, linear, oblique, and enfilade engagements.
Marie-Andree Bertrand, qui l'avait concu et elabore, dut remporter l'assentiment de treize comites en enfilade.
Ben Hanbury was disappointed with Jalad's run in the big race but he had some compensation when Enfilade won the Thwaites Smooth Beer Handicap under Richard Hills.
Indigo Jones and Enfilade are a couple of rivals who could test her this afternoon, but KATHRYN'S PET (3.
The three-year-old was a close fourth to Nathan's Boy here a month ago and the form of that race has worked out remarkably well with the second (Gypsy), Enfilade (third) and Deploy Venture (fifth) all winning on their next outing.
Lance-corporal Coltman, a stretcher-bearer, hearing that the wounded had been left behind during a retirement, on his own initiative, went forward alone in the face of fierce enfilade fire, found the wounded, dressed them, and on three successive occasions carried comrades on his back to safety, thus saving their lives.
Perhaps they fear an enfilade of labor TV attack ads in their local districts branding them as enemies of education, the environment, and the elderly.
It is likely he was killed by German enfilade fire from Pint Trench as the Battalion attacked Flers from the rear of Delville Wood as they advanced out of Brown Trench.
In collaboration with architect Annabelle Selldorf, Gioni has transformed the former rope-making factory into an enfilade of luminous galleries.
Mieux, [beaucoup moins que]Sauvons nos salles de cinema[beaucoup plus grand que] c'est aussi [beaucoup moins que]un guide pour convoyer le lecteur dans les dedales de ruelles d'Alger, d'Oran et de Constantine, autrefois si fecondes d'une enfilade d'enseignes prestigieuse.