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
[mil-i-teyt] /ˈmɪl ɪˌteɪt/ verb (used without object), militated, militating. 1. to have a substantial effect; weigh heavily: His prison record militated against him. 2. Obsolete. /ˈmɪlɪˌteɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive; usually foll by against or for) (of facts, actions, etc) to have influence or effect: the evidence militated against his release v. 1620s, “to serve as […]
[mee-li-teyz glawr-ee-oh-see, glohr-] /ˈmi lɪ teɪz ˌglɔr iˈoʊ si, ˌgloʊr-/ plural noun, singular miles gloriosus [mee-leyz glawr-ee-oh-suh s, glohr-] /ˈmi leɪz ˌglɔr iˈoʊ səs, ˌgloʊr-/ (Show IPA). Latin. 1. (especially as stock characters in comic literature) bragging soldiers.