Definition of C-ration

1. Noun. A canned field ration issued by the United States Army.

Generic synonyms: Field Ration



Definition of C-ration

1. Noun. (US military) An individual canned, precooked, or prepared wet ration formerly issued to land forces in the US military. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of C-ration

C-47
C-banding stain
C-channel
C-channels
C-clamp
C-clef
C-clefs
C-clip
C-flat major
C-horizon
C-pillar
C-pillars
C-pop
C-post
C-rat
C-ration
C-rats
C-reactive protein
C-sections
C-sharp major
C-sharp minor
C-spine
C-spined
C-spines
C-spining
C-suite
C-suites
C-terminal leucine protein methyltransferase
C-terminus

Literary usage of C-ration

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1. The History of the Drainage of the Great Level of the Fens, Called Bedford by Samuel A. Wells (1830)
"Still how hazard is inseparable from the nature of fer perty ; and it will ever be politic in the c ration to look forward to, and provide for, ..."

2. Papuan Campaign: The Buna-Sanananda Operation: 16 Nov. 1942-23 Jan. 1943 by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Quartermaster officers in the field reported that the troops subsisted for almost a week on a daily diet of one-third of a "C" ration and one-sixth of a "D" ..."

3. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1801)
"(applied, by eating tin-c ration-ns of ton, of which, though plentifully ten men daily,* he complains hehas not the fan-ne quantity, ..."

4. The Journal of Biological Chemistry by American Society of Biological Chemists (1917)
""boiled" casein was dried in an electric oven at 40°C. Ration 4 was made up as follows: Ration 4. per cent ..."

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