plunging fire

noun

Definition of plunging fire

: direct fire from a superior elevation resulting in the projectiles striking the target (as ground) at a high angle

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“Plunging fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plunging%20fire. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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