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field of fire

n. pl. fields of fire
The area that can be reached by ammunition fired from a gun or a group of guns.

field of fire

n
(Military) the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover with fire from a given position

field of fire

The area which a weapon or a group of weapons may cover effectively with fire from a given position.
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Noun1.field of fire - the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover effectively with gun fire from a given position
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The draft code has been developed by experts in the fields of fire safety and structural integrity as well as building surveying, heritage, design and construction.
The band will perform classic hits and live favourites including Harvest Home, Fields of Fire, Chance, Wonderland, Look Away and The Teacher.
Big Country will perform classic hits and live favourites, including Harvest Home, Fields of Fire, In A Big Country, Chance, Wonderland, Look Away and many more.
His superb first novel, Fields of Fire (1978), follows into Vietnam a platoon of Marines led by Robert E.
The visit's program includes familiarization with the functioning of the system of emergency response in Germany, as well as the experience exchange in the fields of fire safety, water rescue and diving.
The game is evolving, it's great to have it documented like this, as well as the start of it," he said, referring to Damian Lawlor's new book, Fields of Fire, which was launched at Croke Park yesterday.
With sessions for John Peel and David Jensen as well as concerts from Wembley Stadium, it includes all of the group''s best known songs such as Fields Of Fire and Look Away.
Watson's son Jamie, ex–Simple Minds bassist Derek Forbes and singer Mike Peters, an '80s hero himself with The Alarm, have been added to the line–up, with Peters doing a powerful impression of late singer Stuart Adamson on fans' favourites such as Look Away, Lost Patrol, Fields of Fire (400 Miles) and Restless Natives.
Best of all is an incredible Fields Of Fire that sends the crowd wild, as if all their Hogmanays had come at once.
An excerpt from an unknown source on the back of the picture has the headline - The Attack: Day by Day through fields of Fire and it reads: "Caring not whether death may or may not await them, whether they have a few hours' sleep or not, whether their bones ache with fatigue or their bodies are weak with their burden of toil, they keep going until they reach breaking point, which is human nature.
Fields of Fire gives the historical background in each case, a timeline of key events, and a current status report, as well as setting out options for conflict resolution.
Here he continues the story he began in Fields of Fire (which was about Canadians in Normandy) to detail their contributions in the final year of the war in endeavors such as operations to secure the channel ports and open approaches to Antwerp, as well as in the battles in the Rhineland.