supporting distance

noun

Definition of supporting distance

: the distance beyond which one military unit cannot come to the aid of another before it is defeated

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History and Etymology for supporting distance

supporting (gerund of support) + distance

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“Supporting distance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supporting%20distance. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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