Definition of Chevron in English :

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Chevron meaning in English

Meaning of Chevron in English

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1. chevron, grade insignia, stripe, stripes

V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

Example Sentences:
'they earned their stripes in Kuwait'

2. chevron

an inverted V-shaped charge

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of chevron
1. military
a badge or insignia consisting of one or more V-shaped stripes to indicate a noncommissioned rank or length of service
2. heraldry
an inverted V-shaped charge on a shield, one of the earliest ordinaries found in English arms
3. (usually plural)
a pattern of horizontal black and white V-shapes on a road sign indicating a sharp bend
any V-shaped pattern or device
5. Also called: dancette
an ornamental moulding having a zigzag pattern

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see synonyms of chevron
a heraldic device in the shape of an inverted V
an insignia consisting of a V-shaped bar or bars, worn on the sleeve as of a military or police uniform to show rank or service

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of chevron
1. 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.
2. Heraldry A device shaped like an inverted V.
3. A V-shaped pattern, especially a kind of fret used in architecture.

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