Definition of Defense department
1. Noun. The federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947.
Generic synonyms: Executive Department
Terms within: Darpa, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Department Of Defense Laboratory System, Lablink, Navy, United States Navy, Us Navy, Usn, Air Force, U. S. Air Force, United States Air Force, Us Air Force, Usaf, Defense Intelligence Agency, Dia, Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Technical Information Center, Dtic, National Reconnaissance Office, Nro, National Security Agency, Nsa, Army, U. S. Army, United States Army, Us Army, Usa, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, Bmdo, Defense Information Systems Agency, Disa, National Geospatial-intelligence Agency, Nga, Casualty Care Research Center, Ccrc
Lexicographical Neighbors of Defense Department
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, ..."