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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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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"
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