U.S. Marine Corps. an enlisted person ranking between private first class and corporal.
a noncommissioned officer of the lowest rank in the British Army
[lans, lahns] /læns, lɑns/ noun 1. a long wooden shaft with a pointed metal head, used as a weapon by knights and cavalry soldiers in charging. 2. a cavalry soldier armed with such a weapon; lancer. 3. an implement resembling the weapon, as a spear for killing a harpooned whale. 4. (initial capital letter) Military. […]
/ˈlɑːnsˌdʒæk/ noun 1. (Brit, military, slang) a lance corporal
- Lancefield classification
Lancefield classification Lance·field classification (lāns’fēld’) n. A serologic classification of hemolytic streptococci, dividing them into groups A to O.
[lans-lit, lahns-] /ˈlæns lɪt, ˈlɑns-/ noun 1. any of several small, lancet-shaped burrowing marine animals of the subphylum Cephalochordata, having a notochord and bearing structural similarities to both vertebrates and invertebrates. /ˈlɑːnslɪt/ noun 1. any of several marine animals of the genus Branchiostoma (formerly Amphioxus), esp B. lanceolatus, that are closely related to the vertebrates: […]