grazing fire


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grazing fire

Fire approximately parallel to the ground where the center of the cone of fire does not rise above one meter from the ground. See also fire.
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Noun1.grazing fire - fire approximately parallel to the ground; the center of the cone of fire does rise above 1 meter from the ground
firing, fire - the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"