military field uniform and accouterments, generally camouflaged and stripped of all ornamentation.
This was his battle dress, and the only defensive armour which he wore.
Captain Paul Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Men in battle dress were establishing a perimeter around the clubhouse.
And Then the Town Took Off Richard Wilson
He was tall, taller even than Kennon, and the muscles of his body showed through the tightness of his battle dress.
The Lani People J. F. Bone
And he noted with a tinge of excitement that each man was in battle dress.
The Revolt on Venus Carey Rockwell
- Battle fatigue
a posttraumatic stress disorder occurring among soldiers engaged in active combat, characterized by excessive autonomic arousal, psychic numbing, and persistent reliving of traumatic experiences. Contemporary Examples But as time passed, more people began to suffer from battle fatigue. Letting Down Our Guard Michael Chertoff December 28, 2009 As battle fatigue grows in rebel-controlled areas, the […]
the field or ground on which a battle is fought. an area of contention, conflict, or hostile opposition: During that era the classroom became a battlefield of incompatible ideologies. Contemporary Examples Certain sections of the battlefield,” he adds, “were littered with the ghastly remains of burnt-out tanks and incinerated crews. How the War Ended: WWI’s […]
the extreme forward area of a battlefield, where troops are in direct contact with the enemy. Contemporary Examples There was no divide between the home front and the battlefront. Hitler’s Killer Women Revealed in New History Wendy Lower October 5, 2013 Reporters whose only battlefront experience may have been color war in camp, mocked him […]
- Swing state
a state of the U.S. in which the Democratic and Republican candidates both have a good chance of winning: the swing states of Ohio and Indiana. Contemporary Examples And Texas was/is on its way to becoming a swing state by 2024 or so, so this could have an impact on that. Supreme Court and Voting […]