either of two European trees, Sorbus domestica, bearing a small, acid fruit that is edible when overripe, or S. torminalis (wild service tree) bearing a similar fruit.
serviceberry (defs 2, 3).
Also called sorb. a Eurasian rosaceous tree, Sorbus domestica, cultivated for its white flowers and brown edible apple-like fruits
wild service tree, a similar and related Eurasian tree, Sorbus torminalis
noun, Military. 1. a uniform for routine duties and service, as distinguished from work, dress, or full-dress uniforms.
[sur-vis-woo m-uh n] /ˈsɜr vɪsˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural servicewomen. 1. a woman who is a member of the armed forces of a country. 2. a woman whose occupation is to maintain or repair equipment: A servicewoman was here to repair the air conditioner.
noun 1. an act of helpful activity; help; aid: to do someone a service. 2. the supplying or supplier of utilities or commodities, as water, electricity, or gas, required or demanded by the public. 3. the providing or a provider of accommodation and activities required by the public, as maintenance, repair, etc.: The manufacturer guarantees […]
[sur-vee-uh nt] /ˈsɜr vi ənt/ noun, Law. 1. land subject to an easement or servitude. servient tenement /ˈsɜːvɪənt/ noun 1. (property law) the land or tenement over which an easement or other encumbrance is exercised by the dominant tenement Compare dominant tenement