hand-to-hand fighting


hand-to-hand fighting
luta corpo a corpo

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • Hand to hand combat — (sometimes abbreviated as HTH or H2H) is a generic term for close quarters fighting, particularly when the outcome is potentially fatal, as in melee military combat or a duel. This distinguishes it from combat sport. Usually the phrase hand to… …   Wikipedia

  • hand-to-hand — adjective hand to hand fighting is fighting between people who use their hands or knives, not guns …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hand-to-hand — adjective being at close quarters (Freq. 2) hand to hand fighting • Similar to: ↑close * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: hand to hand 1. : being at very close quarters …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand-to-hand — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of fighting) at close quarters …   English terms dictionary

  • hand-to-hand — adj [only before noun] hand to hand fighting is a way of fighting in which people use their hands and knives rather than guns hand to hand fighting/combat etc ▪ There was fierce hand to hand fighting in the streets of the city. ▪ They were… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hand-to-hand — adj. close to one s adversary; of combat; as, hand to hand fighting. Syn: at close quarters(predicate). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hand-to-hand — [hand′to͞o hand′] adj. in close contact; at close quarters: said of fighting …   English World dictionary

  • Hand-to-hand combat — U.S. Army Combatives program Creator Matt Larsen uses a chokehold on an opponent in hand to hand combat training. Hand to hand combat (sometimes abbreviated as HTH or H2H (MCMAP) is a lethal or nonlethal physical confrontation between two or more …   Wikipedia

  • hand-to-hand — also hand to hand ADJ: ADJ n Hand to hand fighting is fighting where the people are very close together, using either their hands or weapons such as knives. There was, reportedly, hand to hand combat in the streets... He suffered two broken ribs… …   English dictionary

  • hand to hand — adjective, adverb hand to hand fighting/combat a way of fighting in a war using hands, knives etc rather than guns …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hand-to-hand — UK / US adjective hand to hand fighting is fighting between people who use their hands or knives, not guns …   English dictionary


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