from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Post Exchange
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- The U.S. Army's Post Exchange.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a commissary on a United States Army post
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Also for future info the PX is going to start selling Guns and supplies again.
As Stanley Karnow writes, "the main PX [Post Exchange], located in the Saigon suburb of Cholon, was only slightly smaller than the New York Bloomingdale's ..." [
The sweetest is Pedro Ximenez – often just known as PX – the dark intensity of which is perfect with dessert and also a robust match for cheese.
Then we've heard about things involving the PX, which is right down here.
Early reports say a civilian in Kuwait City drove a white pick-up truck into a line of U.S. soldiers queuing up at a PX, which is a military store.
Today the tactic apparently coming to Kuwait, just about an hour ago we have learned now that a man drove a pickup truck into a group of U.S. soldiers lined up at a military store known as a PX at Camp of Udairi, northwest of Kuwait City.
I was in the Kitzegin PX and there in the comic book section of the PX was a Soviet Colonel from the
Plextor have ventured into the NAS server league with their dual-band NAS server called the PX-NAS2.
Noticing the still unaddressed need for less expensive small office and home office (SoHo) network storage, Plextor has developed a two-drive NAS known as the PX-NAS2.
It seems funny that Army personnel get so twisted up about this when the commemorative knife that is flying off shelves at the PX is the US Army OIF K-Bar!