reverse arms

reverse arms
noun
: a position of a soldier in which a rifle is held between the right elbow and the body at an angle of 45 degrees with the barrel downward and the muzzle down and to the rear

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  • Reverse arms — Reverse Re*verse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reversed} (r[ e]*v[ e]rst );p. pr. & vb. n. {Reversing}.] [See {Reverse}, a., and cf. {Revert}.] 1. To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart. [1913 Webster] And that old… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reverse arms — hold a rifle with the butt upwards. → reverse …   English new terms dictionary

  • Reverse — Re*verse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reversed} (r[ e]*v[ e]rst );p. pr. & vb. n. {Reversing}.] [See {Reverse}, a., and cf. {Revert}.] 1. To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart. [1913 Webster] And that old dame said… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reverse — /rəˈvɜs / (say ruh vers) adjective 1. opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or character: an impression reverse to what was intended. 2. acting in a manner opposite or contrary to that which is usual, as an appliance or apparatus. 3 …  

  • reverse — v., adj., & n. v. 1 tr. turn the other way round or up or inside out. 2 tr. change to the opposite character or effect (reversed the decision). 3 intr. & tr. travel or cause to travel backwards. 4 tr. make (an engine etc.) work in a contrary… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reverse — [rɪ və:s] verb 1》 move backwards.     ↘(of an engine) work in a contrary direction. 2》 turn the other way round or up or inside out. 3》 make the opposite of what it was: the damage done to the ozone layer may be reversed.     ↘swap (positions or… …   English new terms dictionary

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  • To reverse a machine — Reverse Re*verse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reversed} (r[ e]*v[ e]rst );p. pr. & vb. n. {Reversing}.] [See {Reverse}, a., and cf. {Revert}.] 1. To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart. [1913 Webster] And that old… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To reverse an engine — Reverse Re*verse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reversed} (r[ e]*v[ e]rst );p. pr. & vb. n. {Reversing}.] [See {Reverse}, a., and cf. {Revert}.] 1. To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart. [1913 Webster] And that old… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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