from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A small group of people organized in a common endeavor or activity.
- noun The smallest tactical unit of military personnel.
- noun A small unit of police officers.
- noun Sports An athletic team.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Milit., any small number of men assembled, as for drill, inspection, or duty.
- noun Any small party or group of persons: as, a squad of navvies; a set of people in general: usually somewhat contemptuous.
- noun Soft, slimy mud.
- noun In mining, loose ore of tin mixed with earth.
- To draw up in a squad.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Mil.) A small party of men assembled for drill, inspection, or other purposes.
- noun Hence, any small party.
- noun Prov. Eng. Sloppy mud.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
groupof people organizedfor some commonpurpose, usually of about ten members.
- noun A unit of
tactical military personnel, or of police officers, usually of about ten members.
- noun cricket, soccer, rugby A
groupof potential playersfrom whom a starting teamand substitutesare chosen.
- noun UK, dialect
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime
- noun a smallest army unit
- noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
= _A sentry squad_ is a squad posted in observation at an indicated point.
Whereas the title squad's unselfish play some times led to passing to a fault, the current crew lean toward faulty passing.
Not everyone in the squad is the same age, he says, perhaps thinking of Kevin Davies, who has just received his first England call-up at the age of 33.
I'm putting a team into an Edinburgh Summer league and the squad is a bit on the thin side.
After a particularly harrowing battle where the squad is able to overcome a Nazi ambush Zab is asked about what happened and can barely remember the event.
Maybe it did, but this squad is a legitimate contender in the East.
The driving force for the current squad is Shanavia Dowdell, two-time WAC player of the year and this year's tournament MVP.
The Chick-fil-A Bowl, to be played Dec. 31 at 7: 30 p.m. in Atlanta, pits an ACC team against a squad from the Southeastern Conference.
Based on the data in the two previous categories, how many minutes/matches/days/weeks would it take for United to score against RSL at Rio Tinto Stadium, where the home squad is 11-0-4 and has allowed seven goals?
The first few chapters, which describe a stakeout in which Gunvald Larsson of the homicide squad is reluctantly involved, are brilliant.