from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A military officer, usually a skilled technician or a helicopter pilot, intermediate in rank between a noncommissioned officer and a commissioned officer, having authority by virtue of a warrant.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An officer who acts under a warrant from a department of the government, and not from the sovereign or head of the state as in the case of commissioned officers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A member of a
military organizationhaving a rankbetween that of a commissionedand non-commissioned officer
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun holds rank by virtue of a warrant
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