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strafe

[strāf]
(ordnance)
To rake a body of troops or other persons with gunfire or rocket fire at close range and from a flying aircraft, or to attack a roadway, railyard, factory, or other installation with bullets, projectiles, or rockets fired from a low firing airplane.
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"I think people are going to have issues with engineering coverage," Strafer says.
(245) Strafer, supra note 4, at 908-11, suggests some of the interests I outline here could be safeguarded by permitting greater involvement of third parties.
Another commentator has noted "the hypocrisy of stripping the condemned of their humanity, of everything that normally permits an individual to make autonomous decisions, and then almost unblinkingly recognizing the suffering inmate's decision to 'die with dignity' as a free and voluntary choice of an autonomous individual." Strafer, supra note 5, at 894.
Coming in over the tops of the palm trees, [the B-25 crews] saw a sight to gladden the heart of a strafer. The Jap bombers, sixty of them, were lined up on either side of the runway with their engines turning over, flying crews on board....
Auburn 2, David Prouty 0: Alex Strafer and Kyle Peoples had the goals to propel the Rockets (4-1-1, 4-1-1 SWCL) past the visiting Panthers (2-3-1, 2-3-1).
Auburn 6, Oxford 0: Adam Gilles, Richie Augusto, Alex Strafer, Connor Aubuchon, Dean Lemansky and Liam Gribbons scored as the visiting Rockets (3-0-1, 3-0-1 SWCL) topped the Pirates (1-3, 1-3).
Auburn 3, Uxbridge 1: Alex Strafer had a goal and two assists to lead the visiting Rockets in a season-opening victory.
Austin Caswell had a goal and assist and Sungtae Kim and Alex Strafer also scored.
CUTLINE: Appearing in Foothill's `A Christmas Story' are (from left) Nick Strafer, Marianna Bassham, Robby Healy and Bill Mootos.
All the young actors are reasonably capable, including Mickey White (Ralphie's best friend, Flick), Steven Christy (his other best friend, Schwartz), Alexis Lombardozzi (Helen, the class "brain"), Alex Dorian (big bad Scut Farkas), and last but not least, Nicholas Strafer as Ralphie's little brother Randy.
From their roots in the 11-2, attack aircraft in the USSR were primarily strafers, always armored and armed with guns, and might have no bombing equipment at all.