rasante

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1863, Henry Lee Scott, Military Dictionary

rasante in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

AnagramsEdit


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

ParticipleEdit

rasante (plural rasanti)

  1. present participle of rasare

AnagramsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rasar +‎ -ante.

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

rasante m or f (plural rasantes)

  1. not above the aim
  2. low-flying

NounEdit

rasante f (plural rasantes)

  1. low-flying traject

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rasante (plural rasantes)

  1. low-flying

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