Definitions for corps
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corps, army corpsnoun
an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
a body of people associated together
A battlefield formation composed of two or more divisions.
An organized group of people united by a common purpose.
Etymology: From corps, from corpus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: corps, Fr. corpus, Latin.
Though plenteous, all too little seems
To stuff this man, this vast unhide-bound corps. John Milton.
He looks as man was made, with face erect,
That scorns his brittle corps, and seems asham’d
He’s not all spirit. John Dryden, Don Sebastian.
Not a friend greet
My poor corps, where my bones shall be thrown. William Shakespeare.
There was the murder’d corps in covert laid,
And violent death in thousand shapes display’d. John Dryden, Fables.
See where the corps of thy dead son approaches. Addison.
The corpse was laid out upon the floor by the emperor’s command: he then bid every one light his flambeau, and stand about the dead body. Joseph Addison, Guardian, №. 99.
The CORPS game system, created by Greg Porter was in its first 1990 edition the Conspiracy Oriented Roleplaying System, which was later revised and re-named the Complete Omniversal Role Playing System to focus purely on being a generic role-playing game system.
A corps is a large military unit or an organized group of people who work together towards a common goal. This term is used to describe a main subdivision of an armed force in the field, such as the Marine Corps or Peace Corps. It stems from the French word 'corps', which means 'body', suggesting a collective entity or group.
the human body, whether living or dead
a body of men; esp., an organized division of the military establishment; as, the marine corps; the corps of topographical engineers; specifically, an army corps
a body or code of laws
the land with which a prebend or other ecclesiastical office is endowed
Etymology: [F., fr. L. corpus body. See Corpse.]
A corps is either a large military formation composed of two or more divisions, or an administrative grouping of troops within an armed force with a common function such as Artillery or Signals representing an arm of service. Corps may also refer to a particular unit or a particular branch of service, such as the United States Marine Corps, the Corps of Royal Marines, the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, or the Corps of Commissionaires. The military term was subsequently adopted for public service organizations with a paramilitary command structure, volunteer public service organizations, such as the Peace Corps, various ambulance corps, some NGOs, and other civic volunteer organizations. Due to this use of the term, it has also spread to some other civic or volunteer organizations that lack the paramilitary structure.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kōr, n. a division of an army forming a tactical unit—usually Corps d'armée, or army corps:—pl. Corps (kōrz).—Corps de ballet, the company of ballet dancers at a theatre; Corps de garde, the body of soldiers stationed on guard, their station, a guard-house; Corps diplomatique, the whole diplomatic staff at a particular capital. [Fr., from L. corpus.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A big bunch of fighters. (Dist. bet. cores found in apples and corps found in arms).
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Any body of troops acting under one commander.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A body of men; especially a body of troops; an organized part or division of an army.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'corps' in Nouns Frequency: #2746
The numerical value of corps in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of corps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
. The new strike bomber will start deploying in about a decade. The aircraft is expected to replace the nearly four-decades old B-1 as well as the legendary B-52 Stratofortress that has served the country for about six decades. Related : Marine Corps ' new helicopter completes Marine Corps ' new helicopter first flight This new bomber will be fully loaded with lots of technologies and next-gen innovations that are cloaked in secrecy. Marine Corps ' new helicopter may even withstand nuclear weapon-generated electromagnetic pulses( EMPs) and still operate. What will Marine Corps ' new helicopter be like ? The military has kept details of the wish list for its new bomber classified. During the Super Bowl, Northrop Grumman’s ad featured a new aircraft shrouded in mystery – literally cloaked at one point. Some industry experts believe this was a representation of Northrop’s vision for the new mysterious bomber. B-2 We can look to the B-2 bomber, also made by Northrop Grumman, for an idea of what we might expect. The B-2 aircraft has been a mainstay for the military with The B-2 aircraft stealth long-range and big payload strike bomber capabilities. Related : Navy taps Raytheon for sophisticated' last chance' gun system The B-2 Spirit Bomber carries a crew of two and took its first flight in 1989 and entered the operational fleet in 1993. The original B-2 fleet was 21 aircraft. The four 19,000-pound-thrust F118-GE engines give the B-2 its power, allowing it to fly more than 600 miles per hour. With a 172-foot wingspan, the B-2 can fly to a ceiling of 50,000 feet. B-2 is built for stealth. During the Cold War, it was designed to beat air defense systems, penetrating deep into Soviet Union airspace and deliver a nuclear bomb if necessary. Cold War design allows it to evade radar and makes it tough to detect. Instead of metal, the structure is made from advanced composites like resin-impregnated graphite fiber. Related : Meet' Viper' - the newest F-16 Fighter The aircraft can travel a very long range - to approximately 6,000 nautical miles. If the aircraft is refueled while in the air, then it can fly even farther - an additional 4,000 miles without landing. The B-2 Spirit Bomber can carry more than 40,000 pounds of nuclear or conventional munitions – that’s the kind of power that can dramatically change the battle space in one flight. The aircraft is designed to deliver these munitions precisely on target even in adverse weather conditions. Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri is home to the majority of the current B-2 fleet. The aircraft has deployed recently in combat in Libya, Afghanistan and Iraq. Related : 11 stunning F-22 fighter jet images Since it was introduced more than 20 years ago, many advances have been incorporated to improve the B-2's lethality. The aircraft’s ability to receive updated target data while in the midst of a mission was also improved. Other upgrade programs improved the B-2’s capabilities to collect, process and then distribute battlefield data to teams throughout the world. The sleek B-2 has a unique flying wing design that supports its radar evasion and hard to detect design. The Super Bowl commercial showed a sort of bat wing shape, similar to B-2, but the specs of the new plane have remained secret. The Air Force has made the right decision for our nation's security, as the company that developed and delivered the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, we look forward to providing The Air Force with a highly-capable and affordable next-generation Long-Range Strike Bomber.
The mission before us as ambassadors is to assure peace among, as it were, the diplomatic corps of fellow ambassadors. Thus we are to walk in lowliness (humility) and meekness, which foster longsuffering and enable us to forbear one another in love.
If Cupidon your heart miss, deadly your body is. (Si cupidon rate le coeur, Il touche mortellement le corps)
Energy and( Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) sanctions from April and May provoked a very powerful Iranian response and tipped this confrontation and tensions into a more military sphere. Now the pressure levers are military pressure levers, so the key parties in the escalation relationship are the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and The US military.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
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