a pace, equal to a single step, used to coordinate the marching of soldiers, equal in the U.S. to 2½ feet (76 cm) for quick time and 3 feet (91 cm) for double time.
the pace of a single step in marching, taken to be 30 inches for quick time (120 paces to the minute) in both the British and US armies
plural noun 1. soldiers who perform police duties within the army. Abbreviation: MP. noun 1. a corps within an army that performs police and disciplinary duties
noun 1. .
noun 1. the study of the causative factors and tactical principles of warfare. 2. an academic course dealing with these factors and principles.
- Military time
noun a means of representing time sequentially using 24 hours, counting from 0100 (12:01am) to 2400 (12 midnight); also called [universal time], cf. civilian time