Definition of military service
: time spent serving in the army, navy, air force, etc.
Word by Word Definitions
: of or relating to soldiers, arms, or war
: of or relating to armed forces
: of or relating to ground or sometimes ground and air forces as opposed to naval forces
: military persons
: army officers
: armed forces
: to perform services for: as
: to repair or provide maintenance for
: to meet interest and sinking fund payments on (as government debt)
: an Old World tree (Sorbus domestica) resembling the related mountain ashes but having larger flowers and larger edible fruit
: a related Old World tree (S. torminalis) with bitter fruits
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