dog fight

fight between airplanes at close quarters; fight between dogs; fiercely disputed contest, rough fight

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dog|fight — «DG FYT, DOG », noun, verb. fought, fight|ing. –n. 1. a combat between individual fighter planes at close quarters: »The long dogfights of the past are over…as far as the struggle between jet and jet is concerned (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dog Fight — Luftkämpfe im Pazifik Juni 1942. (Diorama von Norman Bel Geddes) Ein Luftkampf ist die Begegnung feindlicher Luftfahrzeuge mit Zerstörungsabsicht, in der Regel im Krieg. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dog·fight — /ˈdɑːgˌfaıt/ noun, pl fights [count] 1 : a fight between dogs 2 : a fight between fighter planes that are flying close to each other He was shot down in a dogfight over enemy territory. 3 : a fierce fight or struggle between people or groups The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog-fight —  Indiscriminate and unorganised fight …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • dog fight — see dogfight …   English dictionary

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  • Dog Fight (film) — Dog Fight Directed by Jay Roach Produced by Adam McKay Jay Roach Will Ferrell Zach Galifianakis Screenplay by Shawn Harwell Chris Henchy …   Wikipedia

  • Acrobatic Dog-Fight — Infobox VG title=Acrobatic Dog Fight caption=Screenshot of Acrobatic Dog Fight developer = Technos publisher = Technos distributor= designer= version= released=1984 genre = Shoot em up modes = Up to 2 players, alternating turns ratings= platforms …   Wikipedia

  • Dog fighting — is a form of blood sport in which game dogs are made to fight, sometimes to the death. It is illegal in most developed countries. Dog fighting is used for entertainment and may also generate revenue from stud fees, admission fees and gambling.… …   Wikipedia

  • Dog fighting in the United States — Gang members dog fighting in a vacant office building Dog fighting in the United States is an illegal activity in which fights between two game dogs are staged as a form of entertainment and gambling. Such activity has existed since the early… …   Wikipedia

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