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TRENCH MORTAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does trench mortar mean? 

TRENCH MORTAR (noun)
  The noun TRENCH MORTAR has 1 sense:

1. a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range

  Familiarity information: TRENCH MORTAR used as a noun is very rare.


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TRENCH MORTAR (noun)


Sense 1trench mortar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

howitzer; mortar; trench mortar

Hypernyms ("trench mortar" is a kind of...):

high-angle gun (a cannon that can be fired at a high elevation for relatively short ranges)


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