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.
Found Pennant running into his danger space in first half and was hauled off after the break after offering so little to the holders' cause.
DANGER Space junk surrounding Earth; FIRST Sputnik 1 launched in 1957