Definition of Defense department

1. Noun. The federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Defense Department

Deems Taylor
Deep North
Deep South
Deep Throat
Deep Throats
Deep Vent DNA polymerase
Deetjen's bodies
Defender of the Faith
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Defense Department
Defense Information Systems Agency
Defense Intelligence Agency
Defense Logistics Agency
Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service
Defense Secretary
Defense Technical Information Center
DegP protease
Degos' acanthoma
Degos' disease
Degos' syndrome
Dehio's test
Dehn surgery
Dehong Dai

Literary usage of Defense department

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Department of Defense Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program: Congressional edited by John Warner (2001)
"For reasons that remain a mystery to this day, the defense department did not elect ... Last summer, the defense department awarded the BioPort Corporation ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Department of Defense, Department of the Army See 0857 Concrete Technology Information Analysis Center ..."

3. U.S. Export Control and Nonproliferation Policy and the Role and edited by Strom Thurmond (2001)
"I do not think the defense department will be able to play a constructive role ... It will no longer report in the policy chain in the defense department, ..."

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