PARALLEL TRENCH

PARALLEL TRENCH
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English-Arabic military dictionary. 2015.

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  • Trench warfare — is a form of warfare where both combatants have fortified positions and fighting lines are static. Trench warfare arose when a revolution in firepower was not matched by similar advances in mobility. The result was a slow and grueling form of… …   Wikipedia

  • Trench — Trench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trenched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trenching}.] [OF. trenchier to cut, F. trancher; akin to Pr. trencar, trenchar, Sp. trinchar, It. trinciare; of uncertain origin.] 1. To cut; to form or shape by cutting; to make by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trench warfare — combat in which each side occupies a system of protective trenches. [1915 20] * * * Warfare in which the opposing sides attack, counterattack, and defend from sets of trenches dug into the ground. It was developed by Sébastien Le Prestre de… …   Universalium

  • parallel — Synonyms and related words: Antarctic Zone, Arctic Circle, Arctic Zone, Frigid Zones, Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection, Miller projection, Torrid Zone, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Variable Zones, abri, accessory,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trench — /trɛntʃ / (say trench) noun 1. Fortifications a long, narrow excavation in the ground, the earth from which is thrown up in front to serve as a shelter from the enemy s fire, etc. 2. (plural) a system of such excavations, with their embankments,… …  

  • parallel — parallelable, adj. parallelless, adj. parallelly, adv. /par euh lel , leuhl/, adj., n., v., paralleled, paralleling or (esp. Brit.) parallelled, parallelling. adj. 1. extending in the same direction, equidistant at all points, and never… …   Universalium

  • parallel — /ˈpærəlɛl / (say paruhlel) adjective 1. having the same direction, course, or tendency; corresponding; similar; analogous: parallel forces. 2. Geometry a. (of straight lines) lying in the same plane but never meeting no matter how far extended. b …  

  • trench — Synonyms and related words: Bassalia, abri, abysm, abyss, abyssal zone, adit, air raid shelter, approach, approach trench, aqueduct, arroyo, barge in, bathyal zone, benthos, bomb shelter, bombproof, bore, bottom, bottom glade, bottom waters,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trench — noun 1》 a long, narrow ditch.     ↘a ditch of this type dug by troops to provide shelter from enemy fire. 2》 (also ocean trench) a long, narrow, deep depression in the ocean bed, typically running parallel to a plate boundary and marking a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Oceanic trench — Oceanic crust is formed at an oceanic ridge, while the lithosphere is subducted back into the asthenosphere at trenches. The oceanic trenches are hemispheric scale long but narrow topographic depressions of the sea floor. They are also the… …   Wikipedia

  • deep-sea trench — or oceanic trench Any long, narrow, steep sided depression in the ocean bottom in which maximum oceanic depths (24,000–36,000 ft, or 7,000–11,000 m) occur. The deepest known depression of this kind is the Mariana Trench. Most trenches occur at… …   Universalium

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