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fire control

noun, Military
1.
technical and sometimes automatic supervision of artillery or naval gunfire on a target, as for range, elevation, etc.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
Related forms
fire-control, adjective
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  • They are also handy around the campfire for dousing small embers or fire control.
British Dictionary definitions for fire control

fire control

noun
1.
(military) the procedures by which weapons are brought to engage a target
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