large spread
A report by an observer or a spotter to the ship to indicate that the distance between the bursts of a salvo is excessive.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • spread — [spred] vt. spread, spreading [ME spreden < OE sprædan, akin to Ger spreiten < IE * sprei d , to sprinkle, strew < base * (s)p(h)er , to strew, spray, burst (of buds) > SPRAY1, SPRAWL, SPROUT] 1. to draw out so as to display more… …   English World dictionary

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