enfilade

suomi-englanti sanakirja

enfilade englannista suomeksi

  1. sivustatuli

  2. ampua sivusta

  1. Substantiivi

  2. Verbi

enfilade englanniksi

  1. A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line.

  2. (quote-journal) (Review)|date=4 January 2015|passage=In his (w)-winning novel ''(w)'', (w) wrote about people who know their world history as being able to look back through the millennia as an enfilade of rooms: Greece yields to Rome; Rome to the Byzantine Empire ... the Renaissance ... the British Empire ... America ... China. The same goes for people who can recite their kings and queens. British history clicks into a long enfilade of discrete, identifiable periods.

  3. Gunfire directed along the length of a target.

  4. 1996, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Anchor, Chapter(nbs)27, p.(nbs)266,https://archive.org/details/englishmansboy00vand_2

  5. In minutes they had gained the top, fell prone, and began to pour deadly repeater-fire into the enemy below while their compatriots raked the top of the coulee with an enfilade.
  6. A series of doors that provide a vista when open.

  7. To rake (something) with gunfire.

  8. 1765, John Wright, ''The Compleat History of the Late War'', London: David Steel, Volume 1, Chapter 7, p.(nbs)202,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004784964.0001.001

  9. A great quantity of artillery was placed upon the eminence, so as to batter and enfilade the left of their intrenchments.
  10. 1803, (w), ''The History of the Maroons'', London: Longman and Rees, Volume 1, Letter 3, p.(nbs)72,https://archive.org/details/cihm_44228

  11. As they scrambled up a narrow path they every where found holes dug to cover the defenders of the mountain, and sticks crossed for resting their guns, with which they enfiladed every angle, that from the steepness it was necessary to make in ascending.
  12. {{quote-book|en|year=1907|author=Edward Bindloss|Harold Bindloss

  13. (quote-journal)

  14. To be directed toward (something) like enfilading gunfire.

  15. 1886, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)24,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/143/143-h/143-h.htm

  16. Together they saw the market thicken, and in course of time thin away with the slow decline of the sun towards the upper end of town, its rays taking the street endways and enfilading the long thoroughfare from top to bottom.
  17. 1921, (w), ''Zell'', London: Jonathan Cape, Part 1, Chapter 1, p.(nbs)15,https://archive.org/details/zellzell00armsrich

  18. From her rocking chair in the parlour, Mrs. Zell’s scrutiny enfiladed the entire block.
  19. To arrange (rooms or other structures) in a row.

  20. 1920, (w), ''(w)'', Book 1, Chapter(nbs)3,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/541/541-h/541-h.htm

  21. (..) the house had been boldly planned with a ball-room, so that, instead of squeezing through a narrow passage to get to it (as at the Chiverses’) one marched solemnly down a vista of enfiladed drawing-rooms (the sea-green, the crimson and the bouton d’or), seeing from afar the many-candled lustres reflected in the polished parquetry (..)
  22. row or series (of houses)

  23. (l)

  24. (l) (gunfire)

  25. skewer