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  1. trenchesnoun

    Plural form of trench.

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  1. Trenches

    Trenches is a Christian metal band, formed by Haste the Day vocalist, Jimmy Ryan. The band announced their hiatus in 2010 before getting back together in early 2012.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. trenches

    The earthworks by which a besieger approaches a fortified place; generally half sunk in the ground, the other half formed by the excavated earth thrown, as a parapet, to the front.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. trenches

    The communications, boyaux, or zigzags, as well as the parallels or places of arms opened by besiegers against a fortification are trenches. They are from 6 to 10 feet wide and about 3 feet deep. (See Parallels, and Siege.) To mount the trenches, is to mount guard in the trenches, which is generally done in the night. To relieve the trenches, is to relieve the guard of the trenches. To scour the trenches, is to make a vigorous sally upon the guard of the trenches, force them to give way, and quit their ground, drive away the workmen, break down the parapet, till up the trenches, and spike their cannon.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trenches in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trenches in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of trenches in a Sentence

  1. The Broncos:

    It's how we prepare during the week. We harped on getting turnovers, we're aggressive on the back end and we try to win in the trenches( on the defensive line).

  2. Christopher Krebs:

    I don't know if I was necessarily surprised. It's not how I wanted to go out, the thing that upsets me the most about that is I didn't get a chance to say goodbye to my team. And I'd worked with them for three and a half years, in the trenches. Building an agency, putting CISA on the national stage. And I love that team. And I didn't get a chance to say goodbye, so that's what I'm most upset about.

  3. Kim Gae-youn:

    If you're in the trenches, you want to have a machine gun, a grenade, a mine on hand, there are also different needs depending on individual markets, so regional sales staff naturally can't be happy when the company moves to rationalize and restructure from a global structure. The transition process is painful.

  4. Juan Manuel Santos:

    We will not allow ourselves to be pressured by those who want, at all costs, to back us against a wall and force us to end the negotiations, it's easy to keep talking about war while sitting at a desk or from the trenches of social media.

  5. Rose Cory:

    What is really novel here is not just that carbon from the surface ocean can reach the deep ocean on relatively short timescales, but that the young carbon produced in the surface ocean is fueling, or sustaining, life in the deepest trenches.

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    • A. commensal
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