danger space


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danger space

[′dān·jər ‚spās]
(ordnance)
That portion of the range within which a target of given dimensions could be hit by a projectile with a given angle of fall.
Space around the bursting point of an antiaircraft projectile.
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In a meta-analysis of mediastinitis, M J Corsten et al (12) described that retropharyngeal space, carotid space, danger space and prevertebral space were the common spaces progressing to mediastinitis.
Williams brilliantly snuffed out one deep play from the England ace to set-up a Swansea attack and denied him any danger space while Taylor had little issue when he drifted.
He didn't like the opening in front of him--"danger space" is what my just post-Vietnam instructors would call it--but now the dogs were closing, homing in on the scent they lived for.