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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.
Dictionary entry details
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A muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range
Nouns denoting man-made objects
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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