Rasante

Ra`sante´

    (rå`zäNt´)
a.1.(Fort.) Sweeping; grazing; - applied to a style of fortification in which the command of the works over each other, and over the country, is kept very low, in order that the shot may more effectually sweep or graze the ground before them.
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Die rasante Zunahme an Metalldeponierungen ab der Periode IV in Horten und Grabern--fast alle grosseren Metallhorte fallen in die Epoche der Spatbronzezeit (Perioden IV-VI)--wird vermehrt von Einzelfunden (Schwerter, Beile) begleitet.
Des la tombee de la nuit, a la lumiere rasante du soleil couchant, allez dEner dans l'un des restaurants de la vieille ville, a l'instar du tres traditionnel Cafe Al-Fishaoui, frequente pendant de longues annees par l'ecrivain feu Naguib Mahfouz, prix Nobel de Litterature 1988.
Olivier Dautrebande, head of La Rasante field hockey club in Belgium, said, "Our club has been around since 1901, but we try to be as efficient as possible by using the latest technology.
A estrutura cristalina dos filmes de ZrN foi determinada por difracao de raios X, realizada com incidencia rasante de 0,6.
Apesar do feitico das flores cujo aroma chega-lhe as narinas, distral-se com os passaros que, em voo rasante, pousam no pombal de arquitetura extravagante.
Fond de carte courtoisie du departement de Geographie de l'Universite Laval rasante ou oblique (figure 2).