A sudden attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces in warfare
Redundant array of independent (or inexpensive) disks, a system for providing greater capacity, faster access, and security against data corruption by spreading the data across several disk drives
the raid on Dieppe
An attack in which bombs are dropped from aircraft onto a ground target
A speculative attempt to profit from a fall in the price of a stock, or to cause the price to fall in order to make a profit.
A surprise visit at dawn, especially by police searching for criminals or illicit goods
(In South Africa) a raid carried out by the police to check that black Africans' passes are in order.
A robbery in which a shop window is rammed with a vehicle and looted
A visit by a group of male students to a women’s dormitory with the object of stealing panties
A raid undertaken in order to instil terror, especially as part of a campaign of terror bombing.
(In the First World War (1914–18)) a small-scale nocturnal attack against an enemy trench.
An abortive raid into Boer territory made in 1895-6 by pro-British extremists led by Dr L. S. Jameson (1853–1917) in an attempt to incite an uprising among recent, non-Boer immigrants. The raid contributed to the eventual outbreak of the Second Boer War
A wartime attack involving nuisance bombing; also in extended use.
A building or structure designed to protect people from bombs dropped during air raids
A person responsible for patrolling an area deemed to be at risk from air raids, enforcing blackout regulations, and dealing with fires and injuries caused by bombs.
A public warning about impending air raids, usually given by means of a siren.
Measures taken to limit the risk of air raids or the damage they might cause; specifically (with capital initials; commonly referred to simply as A.R.P.) a division of the British Home Office created in 1924 to protect civilians from the danger of air raids.