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  • Close Quarters — may refer to: Close Quarters (Golding), a novel by Sir William Golding. Close Quarters, a novel by Kenneth Bulmer, writing as Adam Hardy. Close Quarters, a novel by Jeff Gulvin. Close Quarters, a novel by Larry Heinemann. Close Quarters, a film… …   Wikipedia

  • Close Quarters Battle — (CQB) or close quarters combat (CQC) is a type of fighting in which small units engage the enemy with personal weapons at very short range, potentially to the point of hand to hand combat. In the typical CQB scenario, the attackers try a very… …   Wikipedia

  • Close Quarters Battle Receiver — Close Quarter Battle Receiver[1] Above: An M4A1 with SOPMOD package, including Rail Interface System and Trijicon 4x ACOG. The barrel length is 14.5 inches (370 mm). Below: An M4A1 with …   Wikipedia

  • close quarters — 1753, originally nautical, and reflecting the confusion of CLOSE (Cf. close) (v.) and CLOSE (Cf. close) (adj.); now understood of proximity, but orig. closed space on ship board where last stand could be made against boarders [Weekley]. Cf. also… …   Etymology dictionary

  • close quarters — Close fights Close fights , n. pl. (Naut.) Barriers with loopholes, formerly erected on the deck of a vessel to shelter the men in a close engagement with an enemy s boarders; called also {close quarters}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • close quarters — [klōs] n. 1. Historical an enclosed space on a ship, in which a last stand could be made against boarders 2. space that is narrow or crowded 3. hand to hand encounter with an enemy …   English World dictionary

  • Close quarters combat — CQC redirects here. CQC may also refer to the Care Quality Commission or the TV show Caiga Quien Caiga. Close quarters combat (CQC) or close quarters battle (CQB) is a type of fighting in which small units engage the enemy with personal weapons… …   Wikipedia

  • close quarters — /kloʊs ˈkwɔtəz / (say klohs kwawtuhz) plural noun 1. a small, cramped place or position: *the three of them living at such close quarters you could hear one another s coughs, groans, dreams almost, anywhere inside the echoing house. –patrick… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Close Quarters Battle — CQB Übung einer uruguayischen Einheit Sheriff Team bei der Annäh …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • close quarters — noun plural Date: 1809 immediate contact or close range < fought at close quarters > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • close quarters — /klohs/ 1. a small, cramped place or position. 2. direct and close contact in a fight: They met at close quarters, exchanging many quick jabs. [1745 55] * * * …   Universalium

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