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Defilade vs. Enfilade

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Defiladeverb

To fortify (something) as a protection from enfilading fire.

Enfiladenoun

A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line.

Defiladenoun

A fortification having such protection.

Enfiladenoun

Gunfire directed along the length of a target.

Defiladeverb

To raise, as a rampart, so as to shelter interior works commanded from some higher point.

Enfiladenoun

(architecture) A series of doors that provide a vista when open.

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Defiladenoun

the arrangement of defensive fortifications to protect against enemy fire

Enfiladeverb

(transitive) To rake (something) with gunfire.

Enfiladeverb

To be directed toward (something) like enfilading gunfire.

Enfiladeverb

To arrange (rooms or other structures) in a row.

Enfiladenoun

A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line.

Enfiladenoun

A firing in the direction of the length of a trench, or a line of parapet or troops, etc.; a raking fire.

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Enfiladeverb

To pierce, scour, or rake with shot in the direction of the length of, as a work, or a line of troops.

Enfiladenoun

gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation

Enfiladeverb

rake or be in a position to rake with gunfire in a lengthwise direction

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