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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying airplane v. - Attack with machine guns or cannon fire from a low-flying plane.

Usage examples (31)
  • The next morning they carried out a strafe of enemy airfields
  • One night was marked by a very intense "strafe" for a short time with rifle grenades and trench mortars.
  • Almost every afternoon, about 4-30 p.m., the usual trench mortar "strafe" would commence, and would last for an hour or so.
  • "strafe" us with rifle grenades, and there was some mining reported in for more
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