rations

  • 1 rations — an amount of food supplied on a regular basis to members of the armed forces during a war. → ration rations food; provisions. → ration …

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  • 2 rations — n. 1) to issue rations 2) army; emergency; short rations 3) on rations (we were on short rations) * * * emergency short rations army to issuerations on rations (we were on short rations) …

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  • 3 rations — Synonyms and related words: C ration, K ration, abundance, accumulation, allotment, allowance, amassment, backlog, board, budget, collection, commissariat, commissary, commons, cornucopia, cumulation, dump, emergency rations, field rations, heap …

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  • 4 rations —   Ō (sea rations) …

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  • 5 rations — n. amount of food allocated to members of a group ra·tion || reɪʃn / ræʃn n. portion, allotment, allocated quantity; single serving of food, individual portion v. allot, allocate, distribute in fixed quantities …

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  • 6 RATIONS — …

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  • 7 Military rations — are the food served to military personnel. For the controlled distribution of goods or services, see rationing. Types of military rations include: Garrison rations Field rations US specific United States military rations Iron rations A ration B… …

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  • 8 Emergency rations — are items of food and drink that a person will be able to rely on for 1 night, or a night and a day. The rations are to help people survive until they have some help. It is advisable to carry these while hill walking or mountaineering, because of …

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  • 9 Imperial Japanese rations — were the field rations issued by Imperial Japan in World War II, and which reflected the culture of the Japanese military. Rations had to be stout, durable, simple, sturdy and had to survive without refrigeration for long periods of time.… …

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  • 10 Emergency Rations (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Emergency Rations Type = EP Artist = Mr. Lif Released = June 25, 2002 Recorded = Genre = Hip hop Length = 28:18 Label = Definitive Jux Producer = Mr. Lif Edan DJ Hype DJ Fakts One El P Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5… …

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  • 11 iron rations — UK US noun [plural] a supply of emergency food, especially food for the armed forces Thesaurus: types of food or drinkhypernym pies and pastrieshyponym * * * ˌiron ˈrations f7 [iron rations] …

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  • 12 Radio Rations (album) — Infobox Album Name = Radio Rations Type = Album Artist = Bob Tom Released = 2007 Recorded = Genre = Comedy Length = Label = Friggemall Industries, LLC Producer = Bob Kevoian, Tom Griswold, Dean Metcalf, Steve Allee Reviews = Radio Rations is a… …

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  • 13 K rations — [K rations] noun [pl](AmE) special meals given to US soldiers during World War II. They were named after Dr Ancel Keys, the leader of the group that created them. The food was supplied in three boxes, one each for breakfast, ↑lunch and dinner,… …

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  • 14 compo rations — noun composition rations; a crate containing food, tea, soap, toilet paper etc for 14 men for one day …

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  • 15 iron rations — n [plural] small amounts of high energy food, carried by soldiers, mountain climbers etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 iron rations — noun plural MAINLY BRITISH a supply of emergency food, especially as used by the military …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 come up with the rations —    British    to be awarded as a matter of routine    An army use where campaign medals were not valued highly and those for bravery appeared to be awarded at random:     Bit of decoration. Congratulations. Came up with the rations. He took the… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 18 compo rations — /ˈkɒmpoʊ ræʃəns/ (say kompoh rashuhns) plural noun Military highly concentrated compact food supplies given to soldiers in the field for emergency use; iron rations …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 dry rations — /draɪ ˈræʃənz/ (say druy rashuhnz) plural noun Military food carried in a desiccated form to be reconstituted with water at need. Compare wet rations …

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  • 20 iron rations — /ˈaɪən ræʃənz/ (say uyuhn rashuhnz) plural noun 1. emergency reserve rations, especially those of troops in wartime. 2. World War I Colloquial ammunition …

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