low-angle fire

low-angle fire

[′lō ‚aŋ·gəl ¦fīr]
(ordnance)
Gunfire delivered at angles of elevation below the elevation that corresponds to the maximum range of the piece, so that ranges increase with increases in angles of elevation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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