(often initial capital letters) U.S. Aerospace. the portion of the Apollo spacecraft that contained the crew’s living compartment and the on-board controls.
the cone-shaped module used as the living quarters in an Apollo spacecraft and functioning as the splashdown vehicle
[kuh-man-doh, -mahn-] /kəˈmæn doʊ, -ˈmɑn-/ noun, plural commandos, commandoes. 1. 2. any military unit organized for operations similar to those of the commandos of World War II. 3. a member of a military assault unit or team trained to operate quickly and aggressively in especially urgent, threatening situations, as against terrorists holding hostages. /kəˈmɑːndəʊ/ noun […]
- Commando operation
noun 1. (surgery) a major operation for treatment of cancer of the head and neck, involving removal of many facial structures and subsequent surgical reconstruction
- Commando procedure
commando procedure com·man·do procedure (kə-mān’dō) n. A surgical operation for malignant tumors of the floor of the oral cavity, involving resection of portions of the mandible in continuity with the oral lesion and radical neck dissection.
- Command paper
noun 1. (in Britain) a government document that is presented to Parliament, in theory by royal command See also green paper, white paper