Definitions for SQUADskwɒd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
squadskwɒd(n.; v.)squad•ded, squad•ding.
(n.)the smallest military unit, consisting usu. of 10 privates, a staff sergeant, and a corporal.
a group of police officers assigned esp. to a specific field:
the vice squad.
any small group of persons engaged in a common enterprise; team.
(v.t.)to form into squads.
to assign to a squad.
Origin of squad:
1640–50; < F esquade, escouade, MF, alter. of escoadre < It scuadra lit., square , i.e., a body of troops drawn up in a square formation
a smallest army unit
a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
police squad, squad(noun)
a small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a team of police officers, soldiers, etc.
the fire department's rescue squad
a team of athletes
the cheer leading squad
A group of people organized for some common purpose, usually of about ten members.
A unit of tactical military personnel, or of police officers, usually of about ten members.
A team, usually of about ten members.
A group of potential players from whom a team and twelfth man are chosen.
a small party of men assembled for drill, inspection, or other purposes
hence, any small party
In military terminology, a squad is a small military unit led by a non-commissioned officer that is subordinate to an infantry platoon. In countries following the British Army tradition this organization is referred to as a section. In most armies a squad consists of eight to fourteen soldiers, and may be further subdivided into fireteams.
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