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military of or pertaining to warfare or preparation for war. [3 definitions]
military attaché a military officer assigned to a diplomatic post in a foreign country.
military coup the sudden and forceful attempt of a military group to seize state power; coup d'état.
military-industrial complex the U.S. military structure and the industries of the private sector that manufacture military supplies.
military law the group of laws that deal with regulating and disciplining members of the armed forces.
military police military personnel who perform police duties, esp. in respect to other military personnel.
military science the study of military procedures and principles as they are put into practice during warfare.
militate to serve as an influence for or against something.
militia a military body of trained civilians, usu. active only in emergencies.
militiaman a member of a militia.
milk a white liquid produced by female mammals as food for their offspring. [7 definitions]
milk-and-water lacking conviction; weak or insipid.
milker a person or machine that extracts milk from an animal. [2 definitions]
milkfed of an animal, fed on milk or milk products in order to obtain tender meat.
milkfish a large, whitish, edible fish found in the Indian and Pacific oceans.
milk glass white, opaque, or translucent glass.
milk leg a painful swelling in a woman's leg occurring after childbirth, caused by clotting or inflammation of the veins.
milkmaid a girl or woman who milks cows or works on a dairy farm.
milkman a man who sells milk or delivers it to people's homes.
milk of magnesia a milky mixture of magnesium hydroxide and water, used primarily as a laxative or antacid.
milk run a routine or riskless trip or undertaking.