from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a military reserve.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A soldier who is assigned as reserved; after training, no longer in full active duty.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of a reserve force of soldiers or militia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A soldier who belongs to the reserve.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of a military reserve
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A Navy reservist from the Philadelphia area, Lenny had a background in the computer industry and had done a previous tour at Guantánamo Bay’s Camp X‑Ray.
As we are about to hear from an army reservist, that is not what they should be doing.
Again, as I say, they could face the death penalty, that the reservist is a 26-year-old man who was, lived in Israel.
This must take place within the framework of the law and becoming a reservist is a concrete way of getting involved.
One of the Captin's I fly with as a reservist is the Wal-Mart eye doctor.
But here's a pet peeve from the media coverage, where Corporal Megeney is referred to repeatedly as a "reservist". maybe more than once your humble e-scribbler has let that word slip from his own lips or typed them onto a page somewhere.
B. Thomas Marking is a "reservist" emergency responder for the Federal Emergency Management
Warren Gross, a 56-year-old Army reservist and optometrist with a practice in Miami Beach.
Tampa police: Marine reservist attacked Greek priest he mistook for terrorist leftover
Fabian, who was still an army reservist and who was weeks away from being deployed to Afghanistan, stole the hand grenade from a firing range during weapons training.