Definition of In service

1. Adjective. (chiefly British) Employed as a domestic servant. ¹



2. Adjective. (chiefly US and Canada) Available for use; operational. ¹

3. Adverb. (chiefly British) Whilst a domestic servant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Service

in remission
in reply
in respect
in respect of
in restraint
in retrospect
in return
in rilievo
in route
in saecula saeculorum
in safe custody(p)
in safe hands
in secret
in series
in series(p)
in service (current term)
in sha Allah
in shape
in sheets
in shock
in short
in short order
in short supply
in shorter order
in shortest order
in sight
in silence
in silico
in situ
in situ hybridisation

Literary usage of In service

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

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... in service, although identical in law. The subjoined table (XVI.) shows the total number' of telegraphic messages forwarded in England and Wales, ..."

2. Concentration and Control: A Solution of the Trust Problem in the United States by Charles Richard Van Hise (1912)
"In addition to competition in quality and in price there is competition in service. This is best illustrated by those cases in which competition does not ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"The regiment, at time of going to press, is still in service, ... The regiment was in service during the quarantine disturbances at Fire Island. September. ..."

4. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"One of the captains, with his company, was retained in service. The execution of this order by Captain Gillespie, restrained further annoyance for some time ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"What is known as the general law for disabilities incurred in service and in the course of duty was constituted or marine corps, or any enlisted man in the ..."

6. The State Of Mathematics Achievement: Naep's 1990 Assessment Of The Nation by Ina V. S. Mullis (2004)
"In-service mathematics training does not appear to be very common for elementary-school teachers. About one-third of the fourth graders had teachers who ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... in service, although identical in law. The subjoined table (XVI.) shows the total number' of telegraphic messages forwarded in England and Wales, ..."

8. Concentration and Control: A Solution of the Trust Problem in the United States by Charles Richard Van Hise (1912)
"In addition to competition in quality and in price there is competition in service. This is best illustrated by those cases in which competition does not ..."

9. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"The regiment, at time of going to press, is still in service, ... The regiment was in service during the quarantine disturbances at Fire Island. September. ..."

10. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"One of the captains, with his company, was retained in service. The execution of this order by Captain Gillespie, restrained further annoyance for some time ..."

11. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"What is known as the general law for disabilities incurred in service and in the course of duty was constituted or marine corps, or any enlisted man in the ..."

12. The State Of Mathematics Achievement: Naep's 1990 Assessment Of The Nation by Ina V. S. Mullis (2004)
"In-service mathematics training does not appear to be very common for elementary-school teachers. About one-third of the fourth graders had teachers who ..."

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