ENFILADE

, a French term, applied to those trenches, and other lines, that are ranged in a right line, and so may be scoured or swept by the cannon lengthways, or in the direction of the line.

To Enfilade, is to sweep lengthways by the firing of cannon, &c.

A Battery d'Enfilade, is that where the cannon sweep a right line.

A Post, or Command d' Enfilade, is a height from whence a whole line may be swept at once.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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EMBRASURE
EMERSION
EMERSON (William)
ENCEINTE
ENDECAGON
* ENFILADE
ENGINE
ENGINEER
ENGONASIS
ENGYSCOPE
ENHARMONIC