Definition of Counterthrusts

1. Noun. (plural of counterthrust) ¹



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Definition of Counterthrusts

1. counterthrust [n] - See also: counterthrust

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Literary usage of Counterthrusts

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1. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"... German counterthrusts set in. They resulted in the expulsion of the enemy from the greater part of the river terrain. All subsequent Russian attempts to ..."

2. How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries by Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly (1921)
"Such a sweep of fragile glass was possible because the play of thrusts and counterthrusts had been calculated to a certainty. Technically, Beauvais is the ..."

3. Liberation: Marines in the Recapture of Guam by Cyril J. OBrien (1996)
"... holding his line and repelling the fanatically renewed counterthrusts until he succeeded in crushing the last efforts of the hard- pressed Japanese . ..."

4. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"These were to fight a holding battle on the center while he adopted a series of vigorous counterthrusts on his right and left wings. ..."

5. Condition Red: Marine Defense Battalions in World War II by Charles D. Melson (1996)
"... landed in support of the 1st Marine Divisions attack on Guadalcanal and the subsequent defense of the island against Japanese counterthrusts. ..."

6. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"... in such a way that they resist the load by a balancing of certain THRUSTS and counterthrusts. An arch exerts on its supports an OUTWARD THRUST as well ..."

7. The Architects' and Builders' Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects by Frank Eugene Kidder, Thomas Nolan (1915)
"... or other material, put ¬°ether, generally along a curved line, in such a way that they resist the load a balancing of certain THRUSTS and counterthrusts. ..."

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