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attack

1. Music decisiveness in beginning a passage, movement, or piece
2. Music the speed with which a note reaches its maximum volume

Attack

 

a combination of fire and swift movements of units and subunits in order to strike and rout the enemy. An attack is carried out by the coordinated efforts of the various combat arms; it is completed by point-blank firing and the use of hand grenades and side arms (bayonets and other weapons). Infantry, cavalry, tank, air, torpedo (in naval combat), and other forms of attack may be distinguished. The forms of attack have changed considerably as a result of the development of war matériel, organization of troops, and quality of personnel. In modern combined arms combat an attack is carried out by tank and motorized rifle troops with the support of artillery fire and air strikes; the attack is secured by engineering, chemical, and other special troops. An attack is carried out at the start of an offensive from march column or from an occupied position in direct contact with the enemy. The artillery and aviation carry out preparation fire and provide fire support during the attack. Motorized rifle troops attack most frequently behind tanks, moving either on foot or in armored personnel carriers. A successful attack requires careful preparation and the organization of efficient cooperation. Cavalry attacks were of great importance in combat operations until the early 20th century, and they played an important role during the Civil War in the USSR. Air attacks against hostile air forces are carried out by single fighter planes and groups of fighters. In naval combat, attacks are carried out by all the combat arms of the navy—most frequently, naval aviation, submarines, and torpedo boats.

What does it mean when you dream about an attack?

If one is being attacked in a dream, it can reflect feelings about something threatening in one’s environment. Defensiveness. The same kind of dream can mean feeling threatened by one’s own repressed aggressiveness, anger, or sexuality, especially if one is being attacked by an animal. If one is the attacker, it can reflect everything from self-assertiveness to the desire to attack something or someone in one’s environment. “Attack” can also be used as a metaphor, as in attacks of hunger, illness, conscience, guilt, etc.

attack

An assault against a computer system or network as a result of deliberate, intelligent action; for example, denial-of-service attacks, penetration and sabotage. See attacker, attack vector, brute force attack, dictionary attack, denial-of-service attack, replay attack, piggybacking, penetration and sabotage.

Attack

(dreams)
Research shows that the content of most dreams is more frequently unpleasant than pleasant. Most people have experienced violent dreams or dreams in which they are being attacked. To understand your dream, consider all of its details and think about whether you are the attacker or the one being attacked. If you are being attacked, then maybe you are feeling somewhat vulnerable in some area of your daily life. If you are doing the attacking, it may be that you are releasing some of your frustrations and anger while expressing negative feelings in ways that you are unable to do in daily life.
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The clustering method that uses only two dimensions of the IP and the timestamp tends to correlate the attacking processes on thes ame asset by multiple attackers and/or certain misoperations to one attack sequence, resulting in decreased correlation between different alarms in an attack sequence.
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6, with each team defending three goals and attacking the other three goals.
The direct-play team is given two points for every conventional goal, while the possession team is awarded just one point, that ends with a turnover in their attacking third, and loses one point for every two lost possessions in their defensive third.
Since the possession team's objective is to hold its lead by dictating tempo, we expect most of its possessions to last longer than three passes and most of its possession losses to occur in its own attacking half.
Twenty-five years later, with young stars like attacking defender Roberto Carlos, creative midfielder Juninho, and striker Edmundo, they are once again among the elite.
Once in control of the ball, they will invariably advance into their attacking third before risk losing it by trying something creative and dangerous.
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A four-man wall of attackers (OM, ST, AM, ST), together with our tallest marking defender five yards behind - whose positions are established by the last defensive man's position - provide at least four good attacking options:
But what about the coaches whose philosophy runs counter to "open, attacking soccer?"
Whenever I hear a coach extol the short passing game that focuses on possession and individual skill or whenever I hear a great coach like Anson Dorrance say that "attacking at all costs is the way the game should be played," I want to ask: