Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


Military. a post or position, as in advance of a defensive line, established for the purpose of listening to detect the enemy’s movements.
any foreign country or city viewed as a source of intelligence about an enemy or rival nation or one that is a potential enemy.
any concealed position maintained to obtain information:
The government had listening posts to keep informed of revolutionary activities.
(military) a forward position set up to obtain early warning of enemy movement LP
any strategic position or place for obtaining information about another country or area

any position from which to listen or gather information


Read Also:

  • Listen to reason

    Pay heed to sensible advice or argument, as in We can’t let him rush into that job—it’s time he listened to reason. [ Mid-1700s ]

  • Lister

    [lis-ter] /ˈlɪs tər/ noun 1. Also called lister plow, middlebreaker, middlebuster. a plow with a double moldboard, used to prepare the ground for planting by producing furrows and ridges. 2. Also called lister planter, lister drill. a lister plow fitted with attachments for dropping and covering seeds. [lis-ter] /ˈlɪs tər/ noun 1. a person who […]

  • Liquid-glass

    noun 1. . noun, Chemistry. 1. any of several clear, white, or greenish water-soluble compounds of formulas varying in ratio from Na 2 O⋅3.75SiO 2 to 2Na 2 O⋅SiO 2 : used chiefly in dyeing, printing, and fireproofing textiles and in the manufacture of paper products and cement. noun 1. another name for water glass […]

  • Liquid-fire

    noun 1. flaming petroleum or the like, as employed against an enemy in warfare. noun 1. inflammable petroleum or other liquid used as a weapon of war in flamethrowers, etc

Disclaimer: Listening-post definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.