Fatigue dress
Fatigue Fa*tigue", n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. [1913 Webster]

2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues of war. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. The weakening of a metal when subjected to repeated vibrations or strains. [1913 Webster]

{Fatigue call} (Mil.), a summons, by bugle or drum, to perform fatigue duties.

{Fatigue dress}, the working dress of soldiers.

{Fatigue duty} (Mil.), labor exacted from soldiers aside from the use of arms. --Farrow.

{Fatigue party}, a party of soldiers on fatigue duty. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fatigue dress — noun Soldiers working dress • • • Main Entry: ↑fatigue …   Useful english dictionary

  • fatigue dress — /fəˈtig drɛs/ (say fuh teeg dres) noun a soldier s uniform for fatigue duty …   Australian English dictionary

  • fatigue dress — fatigues, military clothes worn for nonmilitary work (cleaning, repairs, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fatigue — Fa*tigue , n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. [1913 Webster] 2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatigue call — Fatigue Fa*tigue , n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. [1913 Webster] 2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatigue duty — Fatigue Fa*tigue , n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. [1913 Webster] 2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatigue party — Fatigue Fa*tigue , n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. [1913 Webster] 2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fatigue — /fəˈtig / (say fuh teeg) noun 1. weariness from bodily or mental exertion. 2. a cause of weariness; labour; exertion. 3. (usually with a modifier) a reduced capacity to respond in an appropriate way to a specified need, duty, etc., due to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • battle-dress — [ batɶldrɛs ] n. m. inv. • 1943; mot angl. « tenue (dress) de combat (battle) » ♦ Blouson militaire en toile. Des battle dress. ● battle dress nom masculin invariable (anglais battle dress, tenue de combat) Sorte de blouson de toile utilisé en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Men-at-Arms — Pays  Royaume Uni Langue Anglais Genre Histoire milit …   Wikipédia en Français

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