the highest ranking officer in the U.S. Air Force.
noun, U.S. Army. 1. a special rank held by John J. Pershing, equivalent to general of the army.
- General packet radio service
communications (GPRS) A GSM data transmission technique that does not set up a continuous channel from a portable terminal for the transmission and reception of data, but transmits and receives data in packets. It makes very efficient use of available radio spectrum, and users pay only for the volume of data sent and received. See […]
noun, Pathology. 1. a syphilitic brain disorder characterized by chronic inflammation and degeneration of cerebral tissue resulting in mental and physical deterioration.
- General paralysis of the insane
noun 1. a disease of the central nervous system: a late manifestation of syphilis, often occurring up to 15 years after the original infection, characterized by mental deterioration, speech defects, and progressive paralysis GPI Also called general paresis, dementia paralytica