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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations;
- Example: "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"
[syn: cover, covering fire]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

covering fire n 1: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal" [syn: cover, covering fire]