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Definition of Attacks
attackAppel Ap`pel", n. [F., prop., a call. See Appeal, n.]
A tap or stamp of the foot as a warning of intent to attack;
-- called also attack.
Attack At*tack", v. i.
To make an onset or attack.
AttackAttack At*tack", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attacked; p. pr. & vb.
n. Attacking.] [F. attaquer, orig. another form of attacher
to attack: cf. It. attacare to fasten, attack. See Attach,
Tack a small nail.]
1. To fall upon with force; to assail, as with force and
arms; to assault. ``Attack their lines.' --Dryden.
2. To assail with unfriendly speech or writing; to begin a
controversy with; to attempt to overthrow or bring into
disrepute, by criticism or satire; to censure; as, to
attack a man, or his opinions, in a pamphlet.
3. To set to work upon, as upon a task or problem, or some
object of labor or investigation.
4. To begin to affect; to begin to act upon, injuriously or
destructively; to begin to decompose or waste.
On the fourth of March he was attacked by fever.
Hydrofluoric acid . . . attacks the glass. --B.
Syn: To Attack, Assail, Assault, Invade.
Usage: These words all denote a violent onset; attack being
the generic term, and the others specific forms of
attack. To attack is to commence the onset; to assail
is to make a sudden and violent attack, or to make
repeated attacks; to assault (literally, to leap upon)
is to attack physically by a had-to-hand approach or
by unlawful and insulting violence; to invade is to
enter by force on what belongs to another. Thus, a
person may attack by offering violence of any kind; he
may assail by means of missile weapons; he may assault
by direct personal violence; a king may invade by
marching an army into a country. Figuratively, we may
say, men attack with argument or satire; they assail
with abuse or reproaches; they may be assaulted by
severe temptations; the rights of the people may be
invaded by the encroachments of the crown.
Meaning of Attacks from wikipedia
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- The September
, also commonly referred
to as 9/11, were a series
of four coordinated terrorist attacks
by the militant Islamist terrorist
- The hijackers
in the September
were 19 men affiliated
with the militant Islamist group
al-Qaeda. They hailed
from four countries; fifteen
- The 2008 Mumbai attacks
to as 26/11) were a series
of terrorist attacks
that took place
2008, when 10 members
of the September
11 attacks against
the United States
to parties other
than, or in addition
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- ****anese attacks
on the U.S.-held Philippines, Guam, and Wake Island
and on the British Empire
in Malaya, Singapore, and Hong Kong. The attack
DoS attack methods centered
on IP spoofing
like smurf attacks
and fraggle attacks
(types of bandwidth consumption attacks
). SYN floods...
- ****erted responsibility
. The FBI investigation
into the attacks
, codenamed operation
PENTTBOM, was able to identify...
in 2001 2,977 people
were killed, 19 hijackers committed
murder–suicide, and more than 6,000 others
were injured. The...
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