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tactical manoeuvre


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tactical manoeuvre a move made to gain a tactical end
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In literature:

The Russian fleet has met with its heaviest losses owing to the clever manoeuvring and the superior torpedo tactics of the Japanese.
"The Coming Conquest of England" by August Niemann
So great is the influence of tactics, order, and the power of manoeuvring.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
The manoeuvres and tactics of society are infinitely more numerous and infinitely finer than those of strategy.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
Rogers met my onslaught by a manoeuvre new in "Standard Oil" tactics.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
This first tactic is a feeble and mistaken manoeuvre.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
It is not in the laboratory that the Derby is won, or the manoeuvres and tactics of the air worked out.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
These patrols will derive their best support from a tactical victory obtained over the enemy's Cavalry, which is manoeuvring in their rear.
"Cavalry in Future Wars" by Frederick von Bernhardi
Imitation for imitation, then rather imitate Lee's several splendid manoeuvring and tactics.
"Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863" by Adam Gurowski
Manoeuvring, tactics, the orderliness of drill and discipline are not inherent in his nature.
"The Pursuit" by Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
Well, I will get Stacey to lend me his artillery tactics, and I will get up some manoeuvres with baby carriages.
"Witch Winnie's Mystery, or The Old Oak Cabinet" by Elizabeth W. Champney
But there was no manoeuvring nor any training of a like kind in tactical movements.
"An Introduction to the History of Japan" by Katsuro Hara