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CHEVRON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chevron mean? 

CHEVRON (noun)
  The noun CHEVRON has 2 senses:

1. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
2. an inverted V-shaped charge

  Familiarity information: CHEVRON used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHEVRON (noun)


Sense 1chevron [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

chevron; grade insignia; stripes; stripe

Context example:

they earned their stripes in Kuwait

Hypernyms ("chevron" is a kind of...):

badge (an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.))

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)


Sense 2chevron [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An inverted V-shaped charge

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("chevron" is a kind of...):

armorial bearing; bearing; charge; heraldic bearing (heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield)


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