HyperDic: reconnaissance

English > 1 sense of the word reconnaissance:
NOUNactreconnaissance, reconnaissance missionthe act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy / enemy or potential enemy / enemy)
reconnaissance > pronunciation
Soundsriykaa'nahsahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > reconnaissance: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy / enemy or potential enemy / enemy).
Example"an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission"
Synonymreconnaissance mission
Narrowerair reconnaissancereconnaissance either by visual observation from the air or through the use of airborne sensors
electronic reconnaissanceThe detection / detection and identification and evaluation and location of foreign electromagnetic radiations (other than radioactive)
recce, recco, reccyreconnaissance (by shortening)
reconnaissance by fireA method of reconnaissance in which fire is placed on a suspected enemy / enemy position in order to cause the enemy / enemy to disclose his presence by moving or returning fire
reconnaissance in forceAn offensive operation designed to discover or test the enemy's / enemy's strength (or to obtain other information)
scouting, exploratory survey, reconnoitering, reconnoitringexploring in order to gain information
shuftiA quick look around (originally / originally military slang)
Broaderintelligence, intelligence activity, intelligence operationThe operation of gathering information about an enemy / enemy
Spanishdescubierta, exploración, reconocimiento
Catalandescoberta, exploració, reconeixement
Verbsreconnoiter, reconnoitreexplore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

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