from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The lowest commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
- noun One who holds this rank.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The lowest
rankof a commissioned army officer, below a lieutenant.
- noun The lowest rank of a commissioned officer in the United States Army, United States Air Force, or United States Marine Corps, below a
first lieutenant. The rank of second lieutenant is equivalent to the naval rank of ensign.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps holding the lowest rank
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