field of fire


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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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