trench upon

trench upon
index impinge

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Trench - получить на Академике рабочий купон на скидку ЗооПассаж или выгодно trench купить с бесплатной доставкой на распродаже в ЗооПассаж

  • trench upon — trespass a border, pass a boundary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trench — 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 …   Wiktionary

  • Trench 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… …   Wikipedia

  • trench — /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,… …   Universalium

  • trench — [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… …   English World dictionary

  • trench — 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,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trench — /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,… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • trench 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trench — 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… …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”