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  • 1trench upon — index impinge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2trench upon — trespass a border, pass a boundary …

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  • 3Trench — Trench, v. i. 1. To encroach; to intrench. [1913 Webster] Does it not seem as if for a creature to challenge to itself a boundless attribute, were to trench upon the prerogative of the divine nature? I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. To have… …

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  • 4trench — 1. noun /tɹɛntʃ/ a) A long, narrow ditch or hole dug in the ground, especially in warfare. I was the first person in my high school to wear a trench and fedora constantly, and Ben was one of the first to wear a black trench. b) A pit, usually …

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  • 5Trench warfare — is a form of warfare where both combatants have fortified positions and fighting lines are static. Trench warfare arose when a revolution in firepower was not matched by similar advances in mobility. The result was a slow and grueling form of… …

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  • 6trench — /trench/, n. 1. Fort. a long, narrow excavation in the ground, the earth from which is thrown up in front to serve as a shelter from enemy fire or attack. 2. trenches, a system of such excavations, with their embankments, etc. 3. a deep furrow,… …

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  • 7trench — [trench] vt. [LME trenchen < OFr trenchier (Fr trancher), to cut, hack, prob. < L truncare, to cut off: see TRUNCATE] 1. to cut, cut into, cut off, etc.; slice, gash, etc. 2. a) to cut a deep furrow or furrows in b) to dig a ditch or… …

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  • 8trench — Synonyms and related words: Bassalia, abri, abysm, abyss, abyssal zone, adit, air raid shelter, approach, approach trench, aqueduct, arroyo, barge in, bathyal zone, benthos, bomb shelter, bombproof, bore, bottom, bottom glade, bottom waters,… …

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  • 9trench — /trɛntʃ / (say trench) noun 1. Fortifications a long, narrow excavation in the ground, the earth from which is thrown up in front to serve as a shelter from the enemy s fire, etc. 2. (plural) a system of such excavations, with their embankments,… …

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  • 10trench foot — noun resembling frostbite but without freezing; resulting from exposure to cold and wet • Syn: ↑immersion foot • Hypernyms: ↑frostbite, ↑cryopathy * * * noun Etymology: so called from its prevalence among soldiers serving in the trenches during… …

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  • 11trench — noun 1》 a long, narrow ditch.     ↘a ditch of this type dug by troops to provide shelter from enemy fire. 2》 (also ocean trench) a long, narrow, deep depression in the ocean bed, typically running parallel to a plate boundary and marking a… …

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  • 12trench — n. & v. n. 1 a long narrow usu. deep depression or ditch. 2 Mil. a this dug by troops to stand in and be sheltered from enemy fire. b (in pl.) a defensive system of these. 3 a long narrow deep depression in the ocean bed. v. 1 tr. dig a trench or …

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  • 13trench on/upon — archaic border closely on; encroach upon. → trench …

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  • 14trench — n 1. excavation, cut, ditch, furrow, ridge, sulcation; fosse, moat, dike; passage, duct, course, conduit, adit; sewer, trough, gutter, channel, canal, groove, Brit. kennel, watercourse. 2. fortification, defense, shelter, abri, outwork, hole;… …

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  • 15To trench at — Trench Trench, v. i. 1. To encroach; to intrench. [1913 Webster] Does it not seem as if for a creature to challenge to itself a boundless attribute, were to trench upon the prerogative of the divine nature? I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. To have… …

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  • 16Battle of the Trench — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Trench partof=the Muslim Quraysh Wars caption= date= March and April 627 CE place= North of Medina result=Failure of siege combatant1=Inhabitants of Medina (Muslims and others), including:… …

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  • 17Oceanic trench — Oceanic crust is formed at an oceanic ridge, while the lithosphere is subducted back into the asthenosphere at trenches. The oceanic trenches are hemispheric scale long but narrow topographic depressions of the sea floor. They are also the… …

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  • 18Nicholas Le Poer Trench, 9. Earl of Clancarty — Nicholas Power Richard Le Poer Trench, 9. Earl of Clancarty, 8. Marquess of Heusden (* 1. Mai 1952) ist ein britischer Politiker und Peer in der Peerage of Ireland. Er ist einer der gewählten Hereditary Peers, die als Crossbencher im House of… …

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  • 19Melesina Trench — (née Chenevix) (March 22, 1768 May 27, 1827) was an Irish writer, poet and diarist. Melesina Chenevix was born in Dublin, daughter of Philip Chenevix and Mary Elizabeth Gervais. She was orphaned before her fourth birthday and brought up by her… …

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  • 20Rubble trench foundation — The rubble trench foundation, a construction approach popularized by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is a type of foundation that uses loose stone or rubble to minimize the use of concrete and improve drainage. It is considered more environmentally …

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