Attack

[computing] In computer and computer networks an attack is any attempt to destroy, expose, alter, disable, steal or gain unauthorized access to or make unauthorized use of an asset. == Definitions == === IETF === Internet Engineering Task Force defines attack in RFC 2828 as: === US Government === CNSS Instruction No. 4009 dated 26 April 201...
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ATTACK

To challenge the leading horse during a race, in an attempt to take the lead. An attack can sap the horse's energy, or even that of the leader, and may leave both of those horses with little in reserve for the finish.
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attack

[n] - a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition 2. [n] - the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent) 3. [n] - strong criticism 4. [n] - an offensive against and enemy (using weapons) 5. [n] - the act of attacking 6. [n] - an offensive move in a sport or game 7. [n] - a decisive ma...
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Attack

The rate the sound begins and increases in volume.
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Attack

the initial period of a typical envelope during which a sound's attribute (such as volume) increases from 0 (silence) to it's maximum amount. The length of the attack determines how 'soft' or 'harsh' a sound is. For example, most drum or percussion sounds have a short amplitude attack time and thus have a sudden 'harsh' start. A string sound usuall...
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Attack

The beginning of a sound; the initial transient of a musical note. See also: Transient Analysis.
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Attack

an initial offensive action made by extending the sword arm and continuously threatening the opponent's target
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Attack

an initial offensive action made by extending the sword arm and continuously threatening the opponent's target
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Attack

At·tack' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Attacked ; present participle & verbal noun Attacking .] [ French attaquer , orig. another form of attacher to attack: confer Italian attacare to fasten, attack...
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Attack

At·tack' intransitive verb To make an onset or attack.
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Attack

At·tack' noun [ Confer French attaque .] 1. The act of attacking, or falling on with force or violence; an onset; an assault; -- opposed to defense . 2. An assault upon one's feelings or reputation with unfriendly or bitter words. 3. A setting to work upon some ...
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attack

1. To fall upon with force; to assail, as with force and arms; to assault. 'Attack their lines.' ... 2. To assail with unfriendly speech or writing; to begin a controversy with; to attempt to overthrow or bring into disrepute, by criticism or satire; to censure; as, to attack a man, or his opinions, in a pamphlet. ... 3. To set to work upon, as upo...
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attack

onslaught noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); `the attack began at dawn`
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attack

noun the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent); `the film was sensitive to attack by acids`; `open to attack by the elements`
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attack

noun a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition; `an attack of diarrhea`
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attack

round b assail verb attack in speech or writing; `The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker`
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attack

verb begin to injure; `The cancer cells are attacking his liver`; `Rust is attacking the metal`
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attack

verb set to work upon; turn one`s energies vigorously to a task; `I attacked the problem as soon as I got out of bed`
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attack

verb launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; `Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II`; `Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week`
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attack

noun a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
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attack

verb take the initiative and go on the offensive; `The Serbs attacked the village at night`; `The visiting team started to attack`
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attack

noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation; `his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons`; `an attack on inflation`; `his plan of attack was misguided`
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attack

(ә-tak´) an episode or onset of illness. anxiety attack panic attack. heart attack popular term for myocardial infarction. any of various types of acute episodes of ischemic heart disease. panic attack ...
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Attack

• (n.) A setting to work upon some task, etc. • (v. t.) To begin to affect; to begin to act upon, injuriously or destructively; to begin to decompose or waste. • (n.) An assault upon one`s feelings or reputation with unfriendly or bitter words. • (v. t.) To assail with unfriendly speech or writing; to begin a controversy with; t...
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attack

(from the article `aggressive behaviour`) The immediate cause or motivation of an attack by one animal on another lies in the attacker`s response to certain cues or stimuli. Such cues can be ...
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