enfilade: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (en'fu-lād", -läd", en"fu-lād', -läd'), [key]
— n., v., -lad•ed, -lad•ing.
- a position of works, troops, etc., making them subject to a sweeping fire from along the length of a line of troops, a trench, a battery, etc.
- the fire thus directed.
- an axial arrangement of doorways connecting a suite of rooms with a vista down the whole length of the suite.
- an axial arrangement of mirrors on opposite sides of a room so as to give an effect of an infinitely long vista.
- to attack with an enfilade.
- enfilade (Thesaurus)