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wolf pack

n.
A group of people or machines that aggressively pursue something, especially a group of submarines that attack a single vessel or a convoy.

wolf′ pack`


n.
a group of submarines operating as a unit to detect and destroy enemy convoys.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wolf pack - a group of submarines operating together in attacking enemy convoys
fleet - a group of warships organized as a tactical unit
2.wolf pack - a group of wolves hunting together
pack - a group of hunting animals
Translations

wolf pack

nRudel ntWölfe; (of submarines)Geschwader nt
References in classic literature ?
And that is how Mowgli was entered into the Seeonee Wolf Pack for the price of a bull and on Baloo's good word.
Hunting their living meat, as the Yeehats were hunting it, on the flanks of the migrating moose, the wolf pack had at last crossed over from the land of streams and timber and invaded Buck's valley.
2) Wolf packs allow activist investors to pool their informational and financial resources, thereby greatly reducing the cost of seizing corporate control.
Life is changing for Canada's Anishnaabek Nation and for the wolf packs that share their territory.
About a quarter of the wolf packs in Yellowstone are afflicted with sarcoptic mange, a highly contagious disease caused by mites that burrow into the skin, causing infections, hair loss, severe irritation and an intense desire to scratch.
That's the pattern seen in wolf packs today, says Gust.
After the disappearance of the last wolf packs aspen and cottonwood trees went into long-term decline, to the point of virtual extinction in some areas.
The scientists are using data from observations in Ethiopia about where the wolf packs travel and about interaction between different packs.
Heavy-handedly, the NCAA is trying to do the right thing, convince universities that claim to ``honor'' American Indians that nicknames and mascots connoting the same primitive ferocity as Wolf Packs, Wildcats, Cougars, Gators and Hurricanes is a strange way to honor human beings.
It was from here that Admiral Sir Max Horton co-ordinated the tactics that eventually delivered this nation from starvation at the hands of the U-boat wolf packs seemingly roaming at will.
Williams also says Wyoming needs to enact legislation that would commit the state to the maintenance of at least 15 gray wolf packs.