field grade

noun

Definition of field grade

: the rank of a field officer

Examples of field grade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most of the linemen who hit the field graded out well in both run-blocking and pass-blocking. Giana Han, al, "Despite losing almost all its starters, Auburn’s offensive line will be ‘fine’," 19 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of field grade

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Field grade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20grade. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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