counterbattery

noun
coun·​ter·​battery | \ ˈkau̇ntə(r)+ \

Definition of counterbattery

: artillery fire directed against enemy artillery guns assigned to a counterbattery mission

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History and Etymology for counterbattery

translation of Middle French contre-batterie

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“Counterbattery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterbattery. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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