striking force

striking force,
1. the means to attack an enemy: »

The Strategic Air Command's striking force consists of medium bombers... (Newsweek).

2. = strike force. (Cf.strike force)

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  • RAF Advanced Air Striking Force — The RAF Advanced Air Striking Force (AASF) was formed on 24 August 1939 from No. 1 Group. It was dispatched to France to allow its medium and light bombers to come into range of Germany. It was an independent command from the British… …   Wikipedia

  • carrier striking force — lėktuvnešių smogiamoji grupė statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Vykdančios užduotį laivyno pajėgos, sudarytos iš vieno arba daugiau lėktuvnešių, paramos kovinių ir povandeninių laivų, galinčios atlikti puolamąsias operacijas. atitikmenys: angl.… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • carrier striking force — A naval task force composed of aircraft carriers and supporting combatant ships capable of conducting strike operations …   Military dictionary

  • striking — adj. & n. adj. 1 impressive; attracting attention. 2 (of a clock) making a chime to indicate the hours etc. n. the act or an instance of striking. Phrases and idioms: striking circle (in hockey) an elongated semicircle in front of the goal, from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • force d’attaque de porte-avions — lėktuvnešių smogiamoji grupė statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Vykdančios užduotį laivyno pajėgos, sudarytos iš vieno arba daugiau lėktuvnešių, paramos kovinių ir povandeninių laivų, galinčios atlikti puolamąsias operacijas. atitikmenys: angl.… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Force-feeding — Force feeding, which in some circumstances is also called gavage, is the practice of feeding a person or an animal against their will. Force feeding of humans Force feeding is generally carried out by passing a tube through the nose into the… …   Wikipedia

  • Striking — Strik ing, a. & n. from {Strike}, v. [1913 Webster] {Striking distance}, the distance through which an object can be reached by striking; the distance at which a force is effective when directed to a particular object. {Striking plate}. (a) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Striking distance — Striking Strik ing, a. & n. from {Strike}, v. [1913 Webster] {Striking distance}, the distance through which an object can be reached by striking; the distance at which a force is effective when directed to a particular object. {Striking plate}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Striking plate — Striking Strik ing, a. & n. from {Strike}, v. [1913 Webster] {Striking distance}, the distance through which an object can be reached by striking; the distance at which a force is effective when directed to a particular object. {Striking plate}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Force Dynamics — is a semantic category that describes the way in which entities interact with reference to force. Force Dynamics gained a good deal of attention in cognitive linguistics due to its claims of psychological plausibility and the elegance with which… …   Wikipedia

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