a session, as of a legislature or council, called to meet in addition to those held regularly.
- Special sort
noun 1. (printing) a character, such as an accented letter, that is not a usual member of any fount Also called peculiar, arbitrary
noun, Military. 1. all staff officers assigned to headquarters of a division or higher unit who are not members of the general staff or personal staff.
noun 1. Football. a group of players fielded for kicking plays, as punts, kickoffs, and field-goal attempts. special team noun 1. (American football) any of several predetermined permutations of the players within a team that play in situations, such as kickoffs and attempts at field goals, where the standard offensive and defensive formations are not […]
noun, Law. 1. the sitting of a court for the trial of a special case. 2. the sitting of a court at an extraordinary time.