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  1. Overly strict; rigid
  2. (Military) Relating to a regiment
The colorless, odorless, tasteless mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth. Air consists of about 78 percent nitrogen and 21 percent oxygen, with the remaining part made up mainly of argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium, methane, and krypton in decreasing order of volume. Air also contains varying amounts of water vapor, particulate matter such as dust and soot, and chemical pollutants.
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  1. The colorless, odorless, tasteless mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth. Air consists of about 78 percent nitrogen and 21 percent oxygen, with the remaining part made up mainly of argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium, methane, and krypton in decreasing order of volume. Air also contains varying amounts of water vapor, particulate matter such as dust and soot, and chemical pollutants.
  2. Containing or inflated by air.
  3. Of or by aircraft, air forces, etc.
Performed or supported by the armed forces:
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  1. Performed or supported by the armed forces:
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of members of the armed forces:
  3. Of or relating to land forces.
Of or relating to combat:
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  1. Of or relating to combat:
  2. (Mil.) Of or for combat
  3. Intended for use or deployment in combat:
Growing or living in or on the ground
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  1. Growing or living in or on the ground
  2. Crushed, or reduced to small particles.
  3. The set of shared points in an electrical circuit at which the measured voltage is taken to be zero. The ground is usually connected directly to the power supply and acts as a common “sink” for current flowing through the components in the circuit.
Experienced; practiced
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  1. Experienced; practiced
  2. Designating or of a person who has served in the armed forces
Characteristic of guerrillas; undercover, clandestine, etc. or radical, subversive, etc.
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  1. Characteristic of guerrillas; undercover, clandestine, etc. or radical, subversive, etc.
  2. Using unconventional and usually inexpensive means to generate interest or raise concern among the public, as in commercial marketing or social activism.
  3. (Military) Relating to, using, or typical of guerrilla warfare, or its principles of small independent or non-official perpetrators.
Ready and willing to fight; esp., vigorous or aggressive in supporting or promoting a cause
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  1. Ready and willing to fight; esp., vigorous or aggressive in supporting or promoting a cause
  2. Fighting or warring.
  3. Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause:
Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
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  1. Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
  2. At war; designating or of a state recognized under international law as being engaged in a war
  3. Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive.
Showing a readiness or eagerness to fight; warlike
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  1. Showing a readiness or eagerness to fight; warlike
  2. Relating to or connected with the armed forces or the profession of arms.
  3. Of the army, the navy, or military life; military
  1. (US) conscripted
  2. (Nautical) of a certain depth required to float (said of a vessel); used comparatively with shallow, deep, etc.
While employed
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  1. While employed
  2. Taking place or continuing while one is a full-time employee:
  3. Designating or of training, as through special courses, workshops, etc., given to employees in connection with their work
An army maintained on a permanent basis, in peacetime as well as in time of war
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  1. An army maintained on a permanent basis, in peacetime as well as in time of war
  2. A professional permanent army composed of full-time career soldiers, and not disbanded during times of peace.
The profession or skill of being a soldier.
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  1. The profession or skill of being a soldier.
  2. Soldiers considered as a group.
  3. Soldiers collectively
A highly mobile army unit using vehicular transport, such as light armor and helicopters.
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  1. A highly mobile army unit using vehicular transport, such as light armor and helicopters.
  2. Combat troops mounted originally on horses but now often riding in motorized armored vehicles
  3. Troops trained to fight on horseback.
Soldiers armed and trained to fight on foot:
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  1. Soldiers armed and trained to fight on foot:
  2. The branch of an army made up of units trained to fight on foot.
  3. Foot soldiers collectively; esp., that branch of an army consisting of soldiers trained and equipped to fight chiefly on foot
Large cannon like weapons, transportable and usually operated by more than one person.
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  1. Large cannon like weapons, transportable and usually operated by more than one person.
  2. The branch of an army that specializes in the use of such weapons.
  3. An army unit that uses such weapons.
Any of various disaffected groups of citizens that are organized as to resemble an army and that oppose the authority of the federal government
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  1. Any of various disaffected groups of citizens that are organized as to resemble an army and that oppose the authority of the federal government
  2. In the U.S., all able-bodied male citizens between 18 and 45 years old who are not already members of the regular armed forces: members of the National Guard and of the Reserves (of the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Navy, and Marine Corps) constitute the organized militia; all others, the unorganized militia
  3. An army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers.
An army unit larger than a regiment and smaller than a corps, to which various numbers and types of battalions can be attached as required
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  1. An army unit larger than a regiment and smaller than a corps, to which various numbers and types of battalions can be attached as required
  2. An administrative and tactical military unit that is smaller than a corps but is self-contained and equipped for prolonged combat activity.
  3. A group of several ships of similar type forming a tactical unit under a single command in the US Navy.
A large number (of persons, etc.)
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  1. A large number (of persons, etc.)
  2. A large group of people.
  3. A military unit consisting of two or more battalions and forming a basic element of a division: since 1963 no longer a tactical unit in the U.S. Army
(By extension) A great number of things.
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  1. (By extension) A great number of things.
  2. (US, military) an army unit having two or more companies, etc. and a headquarters; forming part of a brigade.
  3. (U.S. Army) A tactical unit made up of three or more companies, batteries, or analogous units: it is normally commanded by a lieutenant colonel and is the basic building unit of a division
A subdivision of a military regiment or battalion that constitutes the lowest administrative unit. It is usually under the command of a captain and is made up of at least two platoons.
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  1. A subdivision of a military regiment or battalion that constitutes the lowest administrative unit. It is usually under the command of a captain and is made up of at least two platoons.
  2. A group of individuals, such as an association, corporation, partnership, or union, associated for the purpose of carrying out, maintaining, or performing a commercial or industrial enterprise. A group of individuals, such as an association, corporation, partnership, or union, associated for the purpose of carrying out, maintaining, or performing a commercial or industrial enterprise.
  3. A partner or partners not specifically named in a firm's title:
(--- Law) The unlawful and unwanted touching or striking of one person by another, with the intention of bringing about a harmful or offensive contact.
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  1. (--- Law) The unlawful and unwanted touching or striking of one person by another, with the intention of bringing about a harmful or offensive contact.
  2. A device containing an electric cell or a series of electric cells storing energy that can be converted into electrical power (usually in the form of direct current). Common household batteries, such as those used in a flashlight, are usually made of dry cells (the chemicals producing the current are made into a paste). In other batteries, such as car batteries, these chemicals are in liquid form.
  3. An army artillery unit, corresponding to a company in the infantry.
(Mil.) A branch of the armed forces having some specialized function
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  1. (Mil.) A branch of the armed forces having some specialized function
  2. A body of persons acting together or associated under common direction:
  3. A tactical unit of ground combat forces between a division and an army commanded by a lieutenant general and composed of two or more divisions and auxiliary service troops.
(--- Historical) A unit of the U.S. Army comprising two or more regiments
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  1. (--- Historical) A unit of the U.S. Army comprising two or more regiments
  2. A group of persons organized for a specific purpose:
  3. A US Army administrative and tactical unit composed of a headquarters unit, at least one unit of infantry or armor or both, and designated support units. A brigade can be commanded by a brigadier general or by a colonel.
The motion of an object in or through a medium, especially through the earth's atmosphere or through space.
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  1. The motion of an object in or through a medium, especially through the earth's atmosphere or through space.
  2. A series of stairs rising from one landing to another.
  3. (Sports) A division of contestants grouped according to ability
A section of a party, legislature, or community holding distinct, especially dissenting, political views:
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  1. A section of a party, legislature, or community holding distinct, especially dissenting, political views:
  2. A group of persons having a winglike relation to another group or to the entire body
  3. An air force unit larger than a group but smaller than a numbered air force or, formerly, than a division.
A temporary grouping of individuals and resources for the accomplishment of a specific objective:
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  1. A temporary grouping of individuals and resources for the accomplishment of a specific objective:
  2. A specially trained, self-contained military unit assigned a specific mission or task, as the raiding of enemy installations
  3. A temporary group of military units brought together, under a single commander, to accomplish a specific objective
A discrete part or portion of a work, such as a painting, building, or decorative object, especially when considered in isolation.
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  1. A discrete part or portion of a work, such as a painting, building, or decorative object, especially when considered in isolation.
  2. (Countable) Something small enough to escape casual notice.
  3. A group of military personnel assigned to a particular duty, usually a fatigue duty.
Absence of prejudice or bias; disinterest:
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  1. Absence of prejudice or bias; disinterest:
  2. A small permanent unit organized for special service
  3. (Uncountable, military) The separation of a military unit from the main body for particular purpose or a special mission.
Any small group of people working together
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  1. Any small group of people working together
  2. The smallest military tactical unit, often a subdivision of a platoon
  3. A small group of soldiers assembled for inspection, duty, etc.
A group of persons, animals, or, formerly, things; herd, flock, band, etc.
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  1. A group of persons, animals, or, formerly, things; herd, flock, band, etc.
  2. A unit of cavalry, armored vehicles, or artillery in a European army, corresponding to a platoon in the US Army.
  3. An armored cavalry unit that corresponds to a company of infantry
(Sports) A group of players within a team, especially a football team, that is trained and sent into or withdrawn from play as a unit:
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  1. (Sports) A group of players within a team, especially a football team, that is trained and sent into or withdrawn from play as a unit:
  2. (Military) A unit of thirty to forty soldiers typically commanded by a lieutenant and forming part of a company.
  3. A military unit composed of two or more squads or sections, normally under the command of a lieutenant: it is a subdivision of a company, troop, etc.
A small group of soldiers sent on a mission, as for reconnaissance
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  1. A small group of soldiers sent on a mission, as for reconnaissance
  2. One or more military vehicles, boats, ships, or aircraft assigned to guard or reconnoiter a given area.
  3. The act of moving about an area especially by an authorized and trained person or group, for purposes of observation, inspection, or security.
The number immediately to the left of the decimal point in the Arabic numeral system.
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  1. The number immediately to the left of the decimal point in the Arabic numeral system.
  2. A section of an academic course focusing on a selected theme:
  3. A single person, group, or thing, esp. as distinguished from others or as part of a whole
A military unit, post, district, or region under the control of one officer.
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  1. A military unit, post, district, or region under the control of one officer.
  2. (Comput.) A request entered by means of a keyboard, mouse, etc. to have a particular function performed
  3. The post where the person in command is stationed
The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
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  1. The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
  2. (Geology) A primary unit in the mapping of rock strata, consisting of a set of contemporaneous rocks having the same characteristics and origin.
  3. (Geol.) A rock unit distinguished from adjacent deposits by some common character, as composition, origin, type of fossil, etc.
The major idea or essential part of a concept or narrative:
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  1. The major idea or essential part of a concept or narrative:
  2. A unit equal to one percent, used to quote or state interest rates or shares in gross profits.
  3. The position occupied by such a unit or guard:
The basic tactical and administrative air-force unit, smaller than an air group and larger than a flight
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  1. The basic tactical and administrative air-force unit, smaller than an air group and larger than a flight
  2. A group of warships, usually of the same type, assigned to some special duty; specif., a naval unit consisting of two or more divisions
  3. A cavalry or armored unit of a European army, corresponding to a company.
An ornamental silk band hung as an ecclesiastical vestment on the left arm near the wrist.
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  1. An ornamental silk band hung as an ecclesiastical vestment on the left arm near the wrist.
  2. A small cloth band formerly worn hanging from the left forearm by the celebrant of a Mass
  3. A subdivision of the ancient Roman legion; one third of a cohort, consisting of either 60 or 120 men
A group of soldiers.
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  1. A group of soldiers.
  2. A generational group as defined in demographics, statistics, or market research:
  3. An ancient Roman military unit of 300-600 men, constituting one tenth of a legion
Any of a series of feature articles appearing regularly in a newspaper or magazine, by a particular writer or about a certain subject
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  1. Any of a series of feature articles appearing regularly in a newspaper or magazine, by a particular writer or about a certain subject
  2. One of two or more vertical sections of text lying side by side in a document and separated by a rule or a blank space.
  3. (Architecture) A vertical structure usually consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft, and a capital, used as a support or standing alone as a monument.
The major unit of the Roman army consisting of 3,000 to 6,000 infantry troops and 100 to 200 cavalry troops.
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  1. The major unit of the Roman army consisting of 3,000 to 6,000 infantry troops and 100 to 200 cavalry troops.
  2. A large group of soldiers; army
  3. (Rom. History) A military division varying at times from 3,000 to 6,000 foot soldiers, with additional cavalrymen
A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose:
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  1. A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose:
  2. Any cohesive group of people; a unit; such as a military company.
  3. (Informal) An association of persons, especially a military unit or a business organization.
(Radio, TV) The person who conducts a program that features conversation, interviews, etc.
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  1. (Radio, TV) The person who conducts a program that features conversation, interviews, etc.
  2. An organization, municipality, etc. providing the site and services for a competition or event
  3. An organism or cell on or in which a parasite lives or feeds. &diamf3; A definitive host is an organism in which a parasite reaches sexual maturity. The anopheles mosquito is the definitive host for the malaria plasmodium because, while the mosquito is not adversely affected by the plasmodium's presence, it is the organism in which the plasmodium matures and reproduces. &diamf3; An intermediate host is an organism in which a parasite develops but does not attain sexual maturity. Humans and certain other vertebrates are the intermediate host of the malaria plasmodium. &diamf3; A paratenic host is an organism which may be required for the completion of a parasite's life cycle but in which no development of the parasite occurs. The unhatched eggs of nematodes are sometimes carried in a paratenic host such as a bird or rodent. When a predator eats the paratenic host, the eggs are ingested as well.
A crowding together of people; crowded condition
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  1. A crowding together of people; crowded condition
  2. A large group of things; a host.
  3. Any great number of things massed or considered together; multitude
The masses; the populace:
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  1. The masses; the populace:
  2. A large number of persons or things, esp. when gathered together or considered as a unit; host, myriad, etc.
  3. The quality or state of being numerous, or many
A distinguishable mass of particles or gas, such as the collection of gases and dust in a nebula.
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  1. A distinguishable mass of particles or gas, such as the collection of gases and dust in a nebula.
  2. A mass of particles or droplets, as of dust, smoke, or steam, suspended in the atmosphere or existing in outer space.
  3. A mass of smoke, dust, steam, etc.
A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
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  1. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
  2. A group of people attending a public function; an audience:
  3. A large number of things positioned or considered together.
A flock or herd being driven in a body.
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  1. A flock or herd being driven in a body.
  2. A crowd or body of people, esp. when moving or acting together
  3. A number of cattle, hogs, sheep, etc. driven or moving along as a group; flock; herd
A large crowd or number:
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  1. A large crowd or number:
  2. A group of people under the leadership of one person, especially the members of a church.
  3. A group of animals that live, travel, or feed together.
A nomadic tribe or clan of Mongols
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  1. A nomadic tribe or clan of Mongols
  2. A large group or crowd; a swarm:
  3. Any wandering tribe or group
One who entertains guests either at home or elsewhere
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  1. One who entertains guests either at home or elsewhere
  2. (Radio, TV) The person who conducts a program that features conversation, interviews, etc.
  3. An organism or cell on or in which a parasite lives or feeds. &diamf3; A definitive host is an organism in which a parasite reaches sexual maturity. The anopheles mosquito is the definitive host for the malaria plasmodium because, while the mosquito is not adversely affected by the plasmodium's presence, it is the organism in which the plasmodium matures and reproduces. &diamf3; An intermediate host is an organism in which a parasite develops but does not attain sexual maturity. Humans and certain other vertebrates are the intermediate host of the malaria plasmodium. &diamf3; A paratenic host is an organism which may be required for the completion of a parasite's life cycle but in which no development of the parasite occurs. The unhatched eggs of nematodes are sometimes carried in a paratenic host such as a bird or rodent. When a predator eats the paratenic host, the eggs are ingested as well.
A national organization of former members of the armed forces.
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  1. A national organization of former members of the armed forces.
  2. (Rom. History) A military division varying at times from 3,000 to 6,000 foot soldiers, with additional cavalrymen
  3. A large number; multitude
A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
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  1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
  2. A measure of the amount of matter contained in or constituting a physical body. In classical mechanics, the mass of an object is related to the force required to accelerate it and hence is related to its inertia , and is essential to Newton's laws of motion . Objects that have mass interact with each other through the force of gravity . In Special Relativity, the observed mass of an object is dependent on its velocity with respect to the observer, with higher velocity entailing higher observed mass. Mass is measured in many different units; in most scientific applications, the SI unit of kilogram is used.
  3. A lump or aggregate of coherent material:
A disorderly and lawless crowd; rabble
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  1. A disorderly and lawless crowd; rabble
  2. The mass of common people; the populace.
  3. An indiscriminate or loosely associated group of things:
The masses; the populace:
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  1. The masses; the populace:
  2. The quality or state of being numerous, or many
  3. A large number of persons or things, esp. when gathered together or considered as a unit; host, myriad, etc.
The mass of players during such a play.
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  1. The mass of players during such a play.
  2. The undistinguished crowd or ordinary run of persons or things.
  3. (Sports) A play in Rugby in which a mass of players gathers around a ball dropped by a tackled ball carrier, with each player attempting to gain possession of the ball by kicking it to a teammate.
A ground; a reason:
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  1. A ground; a reason:
  2. The total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage:
  3. (Sports & Games) A usually numerical record of a competitive event:
A large number of bees, led by a queen, leaving one hive for another to start a new colony
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  1. A large number of bees, led by a queen, leaving one hive for another to start a new colony
  2. A number of similar geologic phenomena or features occurring closely within a given period or place:
  3. A moving mass, crowd, or throng
A crowding together of people; crowded condition
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  1. A crowding together of people; crowded condition
  2. A large group of things; a host.
  3. Any great number of things massed or considered together; multitude
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