noun, plural sabots
[sab-ohz; French sa-boh] /ˈsæb oʊz; French saˈboʊ/ (Show IPA)
a shoe made of a single block of wood hollowed out, worn especially by farmers and workers in the Netherlands, France, Belgium, etc.
a shoe with a thick wooden sole and sides and a top of coarse leather.
a wooden or metal disk formerly attached to a projectile in a muzzleloading cannon.
a soft metal ring at the base of a projectile that makes the projectile conform to the rifling grooves of a gun.
a shoe made from a single block of wood
a shoe with a wooden sole and a leather or cloth upper
a lightweight sleeve in which a subcalibre round is enclosed in order to make it fit the rifling of a firearm. After firing the sabot drops away
(Austral) a small sailing boat with a shortened bow
noun 1. any underhand interference with production, work, etc., in a plant, factory, etc., as by enemy agents during wartime or by employees during a trade dispute. 2. any undermining of a cause. verb (used with object), sabotaged, sabotaging. 3. to injure or attack by sabotage. noun 1. the deliberate destruction, disruption, or damage of […]
noun 1. a person who commits or practices sabotage. noun 1. a person who commits sabotage
noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) a person born in Israel. noun 1. a native-born Israeli Jew
noun, verb (used with object), sabred, sabring. Chiefly British. 1. saber. noun 1. a heavy, one-edged sword, usually slightly curved, used especially by cavalry. 2. a soldier armed with such a sword. 3. Fencing. a sword having two cutting edges and a blunt point. the art or sport of fencing with the saber, with the […]