- Georgia, a state of the United States of America.
- Genetic Algorithm, a search heuristic used in computer science.
- (netball) goal attack
- general aviation
noun , gabions
- a cylindrical basket or cage of wicker which was filled with earth or stones and used in fortifications and other engineering work (a precursor to the sandbag).
- a woven wire mesh unit, sometimes rectangular, made from a continuous mesh panel and filled with stones sometimes coated with polyvinyl chloride
- a porous metal cylinder filled with stones and used in a variety of civil engineering contexts, especially in the construction of retaining walls, the reinforcing of steep slopes, or in the prevention of erosion in river banks
- a knick knack, objet d'art, objet d"art, curiosity, collectable
- A permament military post
- The troops stationed at such a post
- To assign troops to a military post
- To convert into a military fort
- A type of machine gun with several barrels on a rotating frame, still used today on some modern aircraft and naval weapons.
- A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard; an act of measuring.
- 2007. Zerzan, John. Silence. p. 2.
- : The record of philosophy vis-í -vis silence is generally dismal, as good a as any to its overall failure.
- Any instrument for ascertaining or regulating the level, state, dimensions or forms of things; as, a rain gauge; a steam gauge.
- The distance between the rails of a railway.
- (context, mathematics, analysis) A semi-norm; a function that assigns a non-negative size to all vectors in a vector space.
abbreviation (infl, en, abbreviation)
- (title) General
- (biblical) Book of Genesis
- A supreme commander of the armed forces of a country, especially one who is also a political leader
noun (Plural: generalships)
- The act of serving as a military general officer.
- George Washington's was marked by both amazing victories and stunning blunders, neither of which would have happened to someone with more formal officer training.
- By extension leadership.
- Under my my fine troop of brats picked up every scrap of litter in that lot.
noun (wikipedia, GI (military))
- A member of the w:US military, U.S. military.
- One who is demanding and strict, in the manner of a stereotypical member of the military.
- To clean aggressively.
- 'Top, get the unit to this AO before the old man arrives.''
- (military) Given to a soldier by the Army (as an item), rather than brought from home; or used by the Army (as a procedure), and different from its civilian counterpart.
- Soldiers counted cadence by chanting: " brush / And comb / Gee, I wish that I was home!"
- gastrointestinal, Gastrointestinal.
- I was queasy after my upper series, but it far outshone the lower one.
- galvanize, Galvanized iron.
- government issue, Government issue or general infantry, General Infantry
- A type of polearm.
- 1786: The Gisarme called also gisaring, and, by Fleta, sisarmes is likewise an ancient weapon of the staff kind, but of what for seems doubtful. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 49.
noun (plural: goose-steps)
verb to goose-step (goose-stepped, goose-stepped, goose-stepping)
- A style of marching in which the feet are lifted high in the air in front.
- To march with a goose-step.
- Gentleman's Quarterly, a magazine
- (context, of a man) fashionable.
noun (plural: )
- A cluster, usually nine in number, of small iron balls, put together by means of cast-iron circular plates at top and bottom, with two rings, and a central connecting rod, in order to be used as a charge for a cannon. Formerly grapeshot were inclosed in canvas bags.
- A herbivorous insect of the order Orthoptera noted for its ability to jump long distances.
- An alcoholic beverage made with green crème de menthe.
- (obsolete) A pomegranate.
- A small explosive device, designed to be thrown by hand or launched from a grenade launcher.
- A type of soldier, originally one who threw grenades, later a member of a company formed from the tallest men of the reigiment; now specifically, a member of the w:Grenadier Guards, Grenadier Guards.
- Any of various African weaver-birds or waxbills, especially the common grenadier or the red bishop.
- Any of various deep-sea fish of the family Macrouridae that have a large head and body and a long tapering tail; a rat-tail.
- A reinforced eyelet, or a small metal or plastic ring used to reinforce an eyelet.
- (context, surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding) A young or inexperienced surfer, skateboarder or snowboarder.
- What do you over the pond skaterboarders say? Is there a global term to be used to label someone as a skateboarder? Does it matter? I suppose the only one you can apply widely is ""
- The surface of the Earth.
- terrain, Terrain.
- soil, Soil, earth.
- The worm crawls through the .
- The bottom of a body of water.
- basis, Basis, foundation, groundwork, legwork.
- background, Background, context, framework, surroundings.
- A soccer stadium.
- Manchester United's is known as Old Trafford.
- An electrical conductor connected to the ground.
- The British equivalent is earth.
- A level of electrical potential used as a zero reference.
- (cricket) The area of grass on which a match is played (a cricket field); the entire arena in which it is played; that part of the field behind a batsman's popping crease where he can not be run out (hence to make one's ground)
- To connect (an electrical conductor or device) to a ground.
- (transitive) To require a disobedient child to remain at home, usually as a punishment.
- The teenager's father decided to ground him for two weeks after he broke curfew again.
- (transitive) To forbid (an aircraft or pilot) to fly.
- Becasue of the bad weather, all flights were grounded.
- (baseball) to hit a ground ball; to hit a ground ball which results in an out. Compare fly (verb(regular)) and line (verb).
- Jones grounded to second in his last at-bat.
- (cricket) (of a batsman) to place his bat, or part of his body, on the ground behind the popping crease so as not to be run out
- a person who protects or watches over something
- (military) A squad responsible for protecting something.
- The president inspected the of honour.
- a part of a machine which blocks access to dangerous parts
- (Aus) panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels.
- (context, Basketball) A relatively short player, playing farther from the basket than a forward or center.
- (cricket) The position on the popping crease where a batsman makes a mark to align himself with the wicket (see to take guard)
- The offensive positions between the center and each of the offensive tackles
- (sports) A player playing a position named guard
- (railways) An employee who normally travels in the last vehicle of a train and is responsible for the safety of the train
- To protect from some offence (specific or abstract.)
- A soldier in a small independent group fighting against the government or regular forces by surprise raids.
- fighting using groups of irregular troops within areas occupied by the enemy
verb (guides, guiding, guided)
- someone who
- Verb, guides, especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.
- a document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.
- a sign that guides people; guidepost.
- any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.
- a device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.
- (occult) a spirit believed to speak through a medium.
- (military) a member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.
- to serve as a guide for someone or something.
- to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.
- to exert control or influence over someone or something.
- to supervise the education or training of someone.
- (intransitive) to act as a guide.
- a small pennant or banner carried by infantry soldiers to direct troop movement
- a soldier assigned to carry a guidon
- the report, or loud sound that shooting a gun creates
- Let's hide in the trees to avoid the .
- (context, mainly, military) the use of gunpowder-type weapons, mainly cannon, as opposed to swords or bayonets
- Sergeant, direct your toward that copse of trees.
- A armored helicopter designed for specifically to attack the enemy.
- A ship equipped with heavy artillery.