Noun(1) an encroachment or intrusion(2) an invasion or hostile attack
(1) In order to deter landing inroad and passing through the channel by enemy forces, the mining operation is also conducted on the occasion of making minefields on the shore or key channel where enemy landing invasions will be expected.(2) Notwithstanding the difficult working conditions, a major inroad was made.(3) It may also reference a sudden and violent inroad , or entrance of invaders.(4) He laid out a very specific structure, and that was the inroad , to me, to explore those things and then get more into detail in terms of harmony and so on.(5) It gives the Bahamas added revenue and a small inroad in biotechnology.(6) It's only a small way but even so, it is an important inroad .(7) As women continue to make inroads into previously male-dominated areas, a trio of men have shown it can work both ways.(8) He died before he could realize his aim of conquering the Chinese Empire to the South, but his descendants made inroads on China's spheres of influence, conquering Korea in 1637.(9) This Montreal-based band has a cult following in Canada and is just beginning to make inroads into the British jazz scene.(10) I spent a hugely enjoyable couple of hours this evening making inroads into the pile of comics I bought this afternoon.(11) He hopes to bag another 20 seats; he might make inroads into more Labour urban heartlands - Hartlepool, perhaps - but Tory seats are still his prime pickings.(12) With passage of time, dry flowers are slowly making inroads into the fresh-flower market, to occupy a prime slot in homes and offices.(13) We have started making inroads into making it easier for people to get direct to the doctor and are looking at the way in which phone calls are answered.(14) We offer people a three-month package and by the fourth week most clients are making inroads into getting interviews.(15) Microsoft's blog abbreviation debacle comes as blogging in general and RSS specifically make inroads into more spheres of business and personal life.(16) Any Democratic ticket will need to make inroads into at least one Republican-leaning area, as well as keeping what Gore got in 2000.
1. attack ::
2. invasion ::
3. onslaught ::
4. foray ::
5. offensive ::
6. inroad ::
7. incursion ::
Different Formsinroad, inroads
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