Enfilade

• (v. t.) To pierce, scour, or rake with shot in the direction of the length of, as a work, or a line of troops. • (n.) A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line. • (n.) A firing in the direction of the length of a trench, or a line of parapet or troops, etc.; a raking fire.Enfilade: words in t...
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enfilade

enfilade fire noun gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation
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Enfilade

[architecture] In architecture, an enfilade is a suite of rooms formally aligned with each other. This was a common feature in grand European architecture from the Baroque period onward, although there are earlier examples, such as the Vatican stanze. The doors entering each room are aligned with the doors of the connecting rooms along a si...
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Enfilade

[Xanadu] Enfilades are a class of tree data structures used in Project Xanadu `Green` designs of the 1970s and 1980s. Enfilades allow quick editing, versioning, retrieval and inter-comparison operations in a large, cross-linked hypertext database. The Xanadu `Gold` design starting in the 1990s used a related data structure called the Ent. =...
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Enfilade

En`fi·lade' noun [ French, from enfiler to thread, go trough a street or square, rake with shot; prefix en- (L. in ) + fil thread. See File a row.] 1. A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line. [ R.] 2. (Mi...
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enfilade

A piece of furniture, usually a buffet, in which the cabinet doors reveal connected compartments in a row. From the French `enfiler” meaning `to thread.”
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Enfilade

a suite of rooms, which open into each other in a continuous sequence. - fire from, for example, a bastion which is capable of raking along an advancing line of attackers, thereby inflicting maximum casualties. See fortification .
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Enfilade

Adjective used to describe fire coming from the flank and raking the length of a formation.
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Enfilade

Enfilade is military firing directed along the length of the enemy's line or trench, instead of across it. It is particularly destructive, since each shot is potentially effective over a greater length of its flight.
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Enfilade

Flanking fire that can hit anything within an enemy position.
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enfilade

intense gun fire which sweeps along a line (of troops) from end to end
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enfilade

series arranged as if threaded on a string
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Enfilade

To fire down a trench or at a row of men lengthways, rather than crossways.
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enfilade

[n] - gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation 2. [v] - rake or be in a position to rake with gunfire in a lengthwise direction
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