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ataque

Definitions of ataque
  1. n a sweeping stroke or blow

    Synonyms: lapo, lechazo, leche, manotada, manotazo, revés, tarja, trompada
    Type of:
    golpe
    (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

    n (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

    Synonyms: arremetida, asalto
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    acometida, acometimiento, carga
    an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    incursión, penetración
    an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    ataque repentino
    a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
    golpe
    an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    contraataque
    an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
    bombardeo
    an attack by dropping bombs
    fuego
    the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    rebato, sorpresa
    an attack without warning
    avanzada
    a penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense
    invasión
    the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
    infiltración
    a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
    correría, incursión
    a sudden short attack
    fuego antiaéreo
    firing at enemy aircraft
    línea de fuego
    the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    andanada, descarga
    the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship
    descarga cerrada, salva
    rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fuego cruzado
    fire from two or more points so that the lines of fire cross
    fuego directo
    fire delivered on a target that is visible to the person aiming it
    fuego indirecto
    fire delivered on a target that is not itself used as the point of aim for the weapons
    fuego preparado
    fire delivered on a target in preparation for an assault
    fuego supresivo
    fire on or about a weapon system to degrade its performance below what is needed to fulfill its mission objectives
    fuego de artillería
    fire delivered by artillery
    acechadera, acecho, celada, emboscada, trampa, zalagarda
    the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
    Type of:
    operación
    activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)

    n an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective

    Synonyms: golpe
    Type of:
    arremetida, asalto
    (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

    n the action of attacking an enemy

    Synonyms: atentado, delito, infracción, ofensa, ofensiva, ofensivo
    Type of:
    operación
    activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)

    n strong criticism

    Synonyms: acometida, agresión, arremetida, asalto, atentado, embestida
    Type of:
    crítica, reproche
    disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings

    n close fighting during the culmination of a military attack

    Synonyms: acometida, agresión, arremetida, asalto, atentado, embestida
    Type of:
    batalla
    a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

    n a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

    Synonyms: acometida, agresión, arremetida, asalto, atentado, embestida
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    asalto, atraco, sirla
    assault with intent to rob
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    raid
    the act of attacking

    n the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)

    Synonyms: acometida, agresión, arremetida, asalto, atentado, embestida
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    degeneración
    the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality

    n a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

    Synonyms: acometida, agresión, arremetida, asalto, atentado, crisis, embestida
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    pizca, poquito
    a slight attack of illness
    apoplejía
    a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
    ataque de histeria, ataque de risa, histerismo
    an attack of hysteria
    ataque al corazón, infarto
    a sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function
    convulsión, encaje, paroxismo, pataleta
    violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles
    trombosis
    the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel

    n an offensive move in a sport or game

    n the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation

    Synonyms: cacao mental, empanada mental, idea genial, patatús, telele
    Types:
    revelación
    an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
    hallazgo
    a productive insight
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    aprehensión, chirumen, churumen, comprensión, conocimiento práctico, entendimiento, sentido común
    the cognitive condition of someone who understands

    n the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)

    n a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

    Synonyms: acceso, calambrazo, espasmo, punzada
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    tortícolis
    a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    tic, tic nervioso, tirón
    a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    tic
    a local and habitual twitching especially in the face
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    síntoma
    (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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