at/from close quarters


at/from close quarters
at (or from) close quarters (or range) close to or from a position close to someone or something.
Main Entry: close

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  • from close quarters — ► at (or from) close quarters (or range) close to or from a position close to someone or something. Main Entry: ↑close …   English terms dictionary

  • from close quarters — at/from ˌclose ˈquarters idiom very near • fighting at close quarters Main entry: ↑closeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • at/from close quarters/range — ► at (or from) close quarters (or range) close to or from a position close to someone or something. Main Entry: ↑close …   English terms dictionary

  • at (or from) close quarters (or range) — very or overly close to someone or something. → close …   English new terms dictionary

  • from close range — ► at (or from) close quarters (or range) close to or from a position close to someone or something. Main Entry: ↑close …   English terms dictionary

  • Close Quarters Battle — (CQB) or close quarters combat (CQC) is a type of fighting in which small units engage the enemy with personal weapons at very short range, potentially to the point of hand to hand combat. In the typical CQB scenario, the attackers try a very… …   Wikipedia

  • Close Quarters Battle Receiver — Close Quarter Battle Receiver[1] Above: An M4A1 with SOPMOD package, including Rail Interface System and Trijicon 4x ACOG. The barrel length is 14.5 inches (370 mm). Below: An M4A1 with …   Wikipedia

  • close quarters — 1753, originally nautical, and reflecting the confusion of CLOSE (Cf. close) (v.) and CLOSE (Cf. close) (adj.); now understood of proximity, but orig. closed space on ship board where last stand could be made against boarders [Weekley]. Cf. also… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Close quarters combat — CQC redirects here. CQC may also refer to the Care Quality Commission or the TV show Caiga Quien Caiga. Close quarters combat (CQC) or close quarters battle (CQB) is a type of fighting in which small units engage the enemy with personal weapons… …   Wikipedia

  • at/in close quarters — close together usually in a very small space The sailors were living in close quarters. We could observe the behavior of all the animals at close quarters. [=from a short distance] • • • Main Entry: ↑quarter …   Useful english dictionary