Definitions for "STRAFE"
an attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying airplane; "the next morning they carried out a strafe of enemy airfields"
attack with machine guns or cannon fire from a low-flying plane; "civilians were strafed in an effort to force the country's surrender"
when an airplane uses machine guns and/or cannon to attack surface targets.
The highly valued skill of manually aiming shots without the help of either LOCK or F.S.S. Very useful for leading shots in the absence of F.S.S. (as in first generation VTs) and also to hit targets without giving them a visual or audible cockpit warning of the incoming shot.
To move sideways, also called sidestepping. This is movement without turning.
To sidestep or move laterally without turning.
Keywords:  punish, bombardment, abuse, heavy
To punish; a heavy bombardment; abuse.