a naval duty officer responsible for the operation of the ship in the absence of the captain or the executive officer.
noun, Military. 1. an officer, acting under the officer of the day, who is responsible for the instruction, discipline, and performance of duty of the guard in a post, camp, or station. Abbreviation: OG, O.G. noun 1. a junior officer whose duty is to command a ceremonial guard OG
noun, Nautical. 1. the officer primarily responsible for the navigation of a ship, in the absence of the captain, during a certain watch.
[aw-fuh-ser, of-uh-] /ˈɔ fə sər, ˈɒf ə-/ noun 1. a person who holds a position of rank or authority in the army, navy, air force, or any similar organization, especially one who holds a commission. 2. a member of a police department or a constable. 3. a person licensed to take full or partial responsibility […]
noun 1. a person who seeks appointment or election to some government position.