Chevron

Word CHEVRON
Character 7
Hyphenation chev ron
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Chevron"

What do we mean by chevron?

A badge or insignia consisting of stripes meeting at an angle, worn on the sleeve of a military or police uniform to indicate rank, merit, or length of service. noun

A device shaped like an inverted V. noun

A V-shaped pattern, especially a kind of fret used in architecture. noun

In heraldry, one of the honorable ordinaries. noun

A variety of fret ornament common in Norman and other Romanesque architecture. noun

Milit., a badge consisting of stripes meeting at an angle, worn on the coat-sleeves of non-commissioned officers, above the elbow. noun

In anatomy and zoology, a chevron-bone (which see). noun

Plural In carpentry, a pair of rafters set up and meeting at the ridge; or two rafters held together at the foot by a tie of some kind and therefore ready to put into place as a truss. noun

One of the nine honorable ordinaries, consisting of two broad bands of the width of the bar, issuing, respectively from the dexter and sinister bases of the field and conjoined at its center. noun

A distinguishing mark, above the elbow, on the sleeve of a non-commissioned officer's coat. noun

A zigzag molding, or group of moldings, common in Norman architecture. noun

The V-shaped subvertebral arches which inclose the caudal blood vessels in some animals. noun

A V-shaped pattern; used in architecture, and as an insignia of military or police rank, on the sleeve noun

A wide inverted V placed on a shield. noun

One of the V-shaped markings on the surface of roads used to indicate minimum distances between vehicles. noun

A guillemet, either of the punctuation marks “«” or “»”, used in several languages to indicate passages of speech. Similar to typical quotation marks used in the English language such as ““” and “””. noun

A háček, a diacritical mark that may resemble an inverted circumflex. noun

To form or be formed into chevrons verb

V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service noun

An inverted V-shaped charge noun

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Synonyms and Antonyms for Chevron

The word "chevron" in example sentences

The resemblance of "chevron" to "chèvre," the French word for "goat" and our word for a kind of cheese that comes from goat's milk, is no coincidence, as that word derives from "caper" as well. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In april I received the one and only document I have received in three years from chevron the document stated I had an overdue payment due of $0.00 I called chevron, they told me to disregard letter.

In another basic task, players were asked to visually track an object moving across a screen such as a chevron, that is, a sign. ❋ Ph.D. Sian Beilock (2010)

I thought a chevron was a gas station, so there you go. ❋ Unknown (2007)

The National Transportation Safety Board has shipped three sections of pipe from the explosion site to its laboratory in Ashburn, Va., where metallurgists and engineers will examine welds, corrosion coatings and so-called chevron marks, which are microscopic ridges in the tear surfaces of the pipe that can disclose which way it ripped apart. ❋ Unknown (2010)

They body terminates in an eel-like tail of over eighty elements, each strengthened by a dorsal spine above and a V-shaped bone, called a chevron, below; so that a vertical section of the lizard would have a diamond shape. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The NY Times has a great piece on an ongoing project that is reviewing the world's shorelines for "chevron" deposits. ❋ Unknown (2006)

The arches are almost flat, and decorated with a kind of chevron moulding very rarely met with. ❋ C. King Eley (N/A)

Score with "chevron" or "sausage" pattern, and transfer to the baking stone. ❋ Unknown (2010)

First appearing in English in the 14th century, "chevron" derives via Middle English and Anglo-French from the Vulgar Latin word "caprio," meaning "rafter" (probably due to its resemblance to two adjoining roof beams). ❋ Unknown (2010)

C. megalodon, in contrast to modern great whites, had ultra-thick teeth with "chevron," or V-shaped, features. ❋ Unknown (2009)

He claimed to be a PFC (wearing LCpl chevrons) and could not explain what a PFC chevron looked like and then couldn't explain the NCO stripe on his trousers. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Mock chevron ads also started showing up in the streets of San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington, DC. ❋ Rebecca Tarbotton (2010)

She's made a bunch of chevron-shaped jewelry to go with her safari-esque clothes. ❋ Una LaMarche (2010)

(Not like those actual tribespeople, who wouldn't know handwoven chevron if it bit them in the ass.) ❋ Una LaMarche (2010)

Has very large tattoos on upper arms, including an army chevron about the size of a grape fruit - it is the rank of a Staff Sergeant which he claims he is. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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