shallow fording


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shallow fording

[′shal·ō ′fȯrd·iŋ]
(ordnance)
The ability of a vehicle or gun, equipped with built-in waterproofing with its suspension in contact with the ground, to negotiate a water obstacle without the use of a special waterproofing.
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