Definition of Military pace
1. Noun. The length of a single step in marching (taken to be 30 inches for quick time or 36 inches for double time).
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Literary usage of Military pace
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1. Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions of Officers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers (1853)
"Different nations have adopted different standards for the regulation both of the length and quickness of the military pace. The variations of these ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"This is the value of the United States military pace, double time, ... The regulation military pace quick time is 30 inches with a cadence of two steps per ..."
3. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"This is the value of the United States military pace, double time, ... The regulation military pace quick time is 30 inches with a cadence of 2 steps per ..."
4. A systematic view of the formation, discipline and economy of armies by Robert Jackson (1804)
"For this reason, the varieties of the military pace, in direct marching, ... The military pace differs, in different services, according to real or assumed ..."
5. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1912)
"geometrical pace military pace fathom rod, pole, or perch Gunter's chain furlong (fur. ... The military pace is the length of the ordinary step of a man. ..."
6. The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography by Frontier press company, Buffalo (1919)
"1 military pace. 6) yards, .......... 1 rod, pole, or perch. 2 yards, . ... The military pace is the length of the ordinary step of a man. ..."
7. A Manual of Rules, Tables, and Data for Mechanical Engineers: Based on the by Daniel Kinnear Clark (1884)
"2j4 feet i military pace. 5 feet i geometrical pace. 2 yards i fathom. 5}£ yards i rod, ... The military pace is the length of the ordinary step of a man. ..."