Definition of Surgical strike

1. Noun. An attack (usually without prior warning) intended to deal only with a specific target.

Generic synonyms: Strike



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surgical Strike

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surgical
surgical contraception
surgical dressing
surgical gown
surgical gowns
surgical incision
surgical instrument
surgical knife
surgical operation
surgical procedure
surgical procedures
surgical process
surgical seam
surgical spirit
surgical strike (current term)
surgically
surgicenter
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surgiholics
surging
surgings
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suriclone
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Literary usage of Surgical strike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chinese Views of Future Warfare by Michael Pillsbury (1997)
"How to deal with enemy's strike from afar, and how to deal with surgical strike? How to carry out rapid mobilization in certain localities? ..."

2. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon, Robert Q. Marston (1986)
"The estimated casualties both of countervalue and of counterforce attacks are formidable; the delicately crafted surgical strike that would ..."

3. Getting to the Top in the USSR: Cyclical Patterns in the Leadership by R. Judson Mitchell (1990)
"... to contain the unanticipated wide-ranging adverse political consequences. Evidently, it had been expected that a quick, effective surgical strike would ..."

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