rasante

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French rasant, present participle of raser (to graze).

AdjectiveEdit

rasante (comparative more rasante, superlative most rasante)

  1. (military, historical) Sweeping; grazing; applied to a style of fortification in which the command of the works over each other, and over the country, is kept very low, so that the shot may more effectually sweep or graze the ground before them.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of H. L. Scott to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rasante in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rasante

  1. feminine singular of rasant

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

rasante

  1. inflection of rasant:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

rasante

  1. present participle of rasare

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rasante (plural rasantes)

  1. low-flying