[ en-fuh-leyd, -lahd, en-fuh-leyd, -lahd ]

Antonyms for enfilading

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There is not a break in the enfilading circle through which he might make a dash.

They swept him with an enfilading fire, and he, too, was compelled to retreat or be cut off.

It looked as if the youth must be exposed to the enfilading fire of one of his enemies.

Still stronger than these were the traverses, which prevented an enfilading fire.

From this spot Tibetan riflemen were enfilading our troops held in reserve.

"It's what you call an enfilading movement," said Sherman quietly.

To prevent him from enfilading it with his shells, it had been cut in zigzags.

During this action each side successively suffered from an enfilading fire, and General Ashby was killed.

A salient is weak because almost any fire directed against it becomes an enfilading fire for one or another part of it.

Moreover, an enfilading fire from the north bank was thwarted by traverses—intrenchments at right angles to the main line.