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Synonyms for maneuver

a method of deploying troops and equipment in combat

a calculated change in position

an action calculated to achieve an end

to go or cause to go from one place to another

to direct the course of carefully

to take clever or cunning steps to achieve one's goals

to control to one's own advantage by artful or indirect means

Synonyms for maneuver

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A maneuver of this type could be operated from a basic pattern that offers more than one opportunity to the attacking team.
Much of his autobiography -- ''Heimlich's Maneuvers: My Seventy Years of Lifesaving Innovation'' -- focuses on the maneuver, which involves thrusts to the abdomen that apply upward pressure on the diaphragm to create an air flow forcing food or other objects out of the windpipe.
For this project, the Hypothesis was "Yes, upper airway change during a Mueller's maneuver will predict the severity of obstructive sleep apnea.
Rounds of artillery were fired during the maneuver as three vessels of the Lebanese Navy joined four other vessels from UNIFIL's Maritime Task Force that were deployed in 2006.
In this situation, our heavy maneuver forces could face the challenge of deploying rapidly to defeat a well-equipped, well-led, and well-organized opponent.
The fundamentals of the Rip Pivot maneuver on the perimeter of the frontcourt or in the backcourt are identical to those used after a defensive rebound.
Heimlich said, "but the result is that real lives will be saved because people have seen the Heimlich Maneuver in action.
l Givens argues effectively that air power can be used as a maneuver force in a theater campaign.
Exaggerated flexion of the mother's legs in the McRoberts maneuver will not change the diameter of the pelvis, but it decreases the angle of inclination and may allow the blocked shoulder to dislodge.
An FJ-4B Fury pilot commenced his run-in for a medium angle loft maneuver.
Corey had just saved Kevin's life using the Heimlich maneuver (HIME-lick man-OO-ver), which uses air from the choking person's own lungs to knock loose whatever they are choking on.
But to gain dominant maneuver one must also carry out all the activities--"scaling and massing force or forces and the effects of fires"--contained in the definition of precision engagement.
In the aerobraking maneuver, the craft dips down into Mars' denser upper atmosphere to trim its elliptical orbit into the circular path designed for mapping (SN: 10/18/97, p.
Many managers are simply reluctant to say that a heavy-duty maneuver is forthcoming, that the hours required will be long and hard, and everyone's capabilities will be stretched to the maximum.
Missions to clear routes not in support of a BCT maneuver element requirement.