a subdivision especially of a body of laws.
noun 1. a document, issued by a sovereign or state, outlining the conditions under which a corporation, colony, city, or other corporate body is organized, and defining its rights and privileges. 2. (often initial capital letter) a document defining the formal organization of a corporate body; constitution: the Charter of the United Nations. 3. authorization […]
noun 1. submarine chaser.
noun 1. the head or leader of an organized body of people; the person highest in authority: the chief of police. 2. the head or ruler of a tribe or clan: an Indian chief. 3. (initial capital letter) U.S. Army. a title of some advisers to the Chief of Staff, who do not, in most […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a chloride containing a relatively small proportion of chlorine, as mercurous chloride. noun 1. a chloride of an element that contains less chlorine than its common chloride