Definition of Rafale

1. Noun. A short burst of artillery fire. ¹



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Definition of Rafale

1. a burst of artillery in quick rounds [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rafale

radulae
radular
radulas
radulate
raduliform
radun
radura
radwaste
radwastes
radzimir
radzimire
raetam
raf
raf permease
rafale (current term)
rafales
raff
raffia
raffia palm
raffias
raffinate
raffinates
raffinose
raffinoses
raffish
raffishly
raffishness
raffishnesses
raffle

Literary usage of Rafale

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1. The Tactical Employment of Quick-firing Field Artillery by Gabriel Rouquerol (1903)
"Thus we see already that the rafale can and should be employed in two ... This is one reason why the rafale, even in its most elastic and handy shape, ..."

2. Tactics by William Balck (1911)
"rafale fire has the disadvantage that pauses in the fire are regulated formally, ... In defense, rafale fire is proper, because the skirmisher in the ..."

3. Tactics by William Balck (1915)
"rafale fire has the disadvantage that pauses in the fire are regulated formally, ... In defense, rafale fire is proper, because the skirmisher in the ..."

4. French Security And Defence Policy: Current Developments And Future Prospects by Fredrik Wetterqvist (1993)
"The rafale fighter aircraft The most urgent programme for the French Air ... Dassault, approached both Spain and the FRG about participation in the rafale ..."

5. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1902)
"BOURRASQUE AND rafale.—After successful trials the torpedo boats Bourrasque and rafale, built by Augustin Normand and Company, of Havre, France, ..."

6. Mitterrand Legacy and the Future of French Security Policy by Ronald Tiersky (1996)
"The report further asserts that if beginning in 1998 the air force is supposed to order only 16 rafale fighter planes per year, the result will be "an air ..."

7. The United Service (1905)
""What the French call a rafale will then be fired. This consists of a series of shots, fired independently and rapidly, from each gun, at ranges differing ..."

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