zone of fire


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Related to zone of fire: field of fire

zone of fire

An area into which a designated ground unit or fire support ship delivers, or is prepared to deliver, fire support. Fire may or may not be observed.
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We have delayed too long," exclaimed the doctor; "we must now pass through a zone of fire, with our balloon filled as it is with inflammable gas
As soon as they left the place where the balls and bullets were flying about, their superiors, located in the background, re-formed them and brought them under discipline and under the influence of that discipline led them back to the zone of fire, where under the influence of fear of death they lost their discipline and rushed about according to the chance promptings of the throng.
These actions would create a multi-floor sandwich effect in the building, with the net effect being the creation of a pres sure differential between the core and perimeter spaces within the HVAC zone of fire origin.