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Word: broach

Definition: introduce as a subject; moot; open up


Sentences Containing 'broach'

However, they did not always function correctly; when firing from periscope depth the boat could broach after firing or, if too much weight was taken on, plunge to the depths.
The burning LST was abandoned at 18:24, and continuing explosions scattered the pontoons, causing nearby "LST-312" to broach, and prevented offloading of more LSTs.
The other cities/towns are Bhor, Broach, Kakori, Poona (Pune), Rayadurg, Sandila and Wer

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