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lift fire

To point the muzzle of artillery weaponry either to increase their range or to make a nearby area safe for infantry. The sergeant gave orders to lift fire so our troops could infiltrate the building.
See also: fire, lift

lift fire

To increase the range of artillery fire by elevating the muzzle of a piece.
See also: fire, lift
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