HyperDic: army_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression army unit:
NOUNgrouparmy unita military unit that is part of an army
English > army unit: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA military unit that is part of an army.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Member ofarmy, regular army, ground forcesA permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
Membersmilitary personnel, soldiery, troopssoldiers collectively
Narrowerartillery, artillery unitAn army unit that uses big guns
battalionAn army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies
battle groupAn army unit usually consisting of five companies
brigadearmy unit smaller than a division
cavalryA highly mobile / mobile army unit
companysmall military unit
corps, army corpsAn army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
detachmentA small unit of troops of special composition
divisionAn army unit large enough to sustain combat
infantry, footAn army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
musketrymusketeers and their muskets collectively
platoonA military unit that is a subdivision of a company
regimentarmy unit smaller than a division
sectionA small army unit usually having a special function
squadA smallest army unit
troopA group of soldiers
troopA cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company
vanguard, vanThe leading units moving at the head of an army
Broadermilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service

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