Battle

Generally, a battle is a conceptual component in the hierarchy of combat in warfare between two or more armed forces, or combatants. A war sometimes consists of many battles. Battles generally are well defined in duration, area, and force commitment. Wars and military campaigns are guided by strategy, whereas battles take place on a level of plann...
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battle

[n] - a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war 2. [v] - battle or contend against in or as if in a battle
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Battle

• (v. t.) A struggle; a contest; as, the battle of life. • (v. t.) A division of an army; a battalion. • (a.) Fertile. See Battel, a. • (v. t.) The main body, as distinct from the van and rear; battalia. • (v. t.) A general action, fight, or encounter, in which all the divisions of an army are or may be engaged; an engageme...
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battle

noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; `Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga`; `he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement`
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Battle

[formation] A battle or battaile was a medieval military formation, analogous and ancestral to the modern term battalion. In late medieval warfare, field armies were often drawn up into three main battles, also called guards: the vanguard, the middle guard, and the rearguard, often abbreviated to simply the van, middle, and rear. These term...
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Battle

Bat'tle (băt't'l) intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Battled (-tl'd); present participle & verbal noun Battling .] [ French batailler , from bataille . See Battle , noun ] T...
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Battle

Bat'tle adjective Fertile. See Battel , adjective [ Obsolete]
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Battle

Bat'tle noun [ Middle English bataille , bataile , French bataille battle, Old French , battle, battalion, from Latin battalia , battualia , the fighting and fencing exercises of soldiers and gladiators, from batuere to strike, beat. Confer Battalia , ...
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Battle

Bat'tle transitive verb To assail in battle; to fight.
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battle

1. A general action, fight, or encounter, in which all the divisions of an army are or may be engaged; an engagement; a combat. ... 2. A struggle; a contest; as, the battle of life. 'The whole intellectual battle that had at its center the best poem of the best poet of that day.' (H. Morley) ... 3. A division of an army; a battalion. 'The king divi...
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Battle

A battle is a combat between two armies. In ancient times and the middle ages the battle-ground was often chosen by agreement, and the battle was a mere trial of strength, a duel en gros; and as the armies of the ancients were imperfectly organized, and the combatants fought very little at a distance, after the battle had begun manoeuvres were much...
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Battle

Battle is slang for to get by on one's wits.
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Battle

Battle, town, East Sussex, SE England. The town grew up on the site (then a moorland) of the battle of Hastings (1066). The victorious William the Conqueror built Battle Abbey. to commemorate the event. The abbey has been converted into a girls' school, but ruins can be seen.
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battle

competition using any one of the four elements of hip-hop. Can be individual or groups (crews).
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battle

The clash between British Fascists, led by Sir Oswald Mosely, and the local residents in the East End of London on Sunday 4 October 1936. Barricades were built in Cable Street and fighting broke out between residents and the police who were trying to clear a way through. The anti-Semitic Fascists were prevented from entering what was then a mainly ...
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Battle

This is done when two writers or two crews have some sort of disagreement. The battle can take two forms: skills battle or getting up - essentially quality vs. quantity. A skills battle is when two writers piece a wall within a certain time period (usually a day or a few hours) and whoever does the best piece is the winner. A getting-up battle is w...
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Battle

town (parish), Rother district, administrative county of East Sussex, historic county of Sussex, England, just inland from Hastings. A ridge to the ...
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Battle

Type: Term Pronunciation: bat′ĕl Definitions: 1. William H., English surgeon, 1855-1936. See: Battle sign
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