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[ UK /ʃˈɛvɹɒn/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɛvɹɑn, ˈʃɛvɹən/ ]
NOUN
  1. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
    they earned their stripes in Kuwait
  2. an inverted V-shaped charge
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How To Use chevron In A Sentence

  • It appears this "sub-horizonal" outrage will be allowed to stand without explanation, so, to help JMA's readership understand "sub-horizonal" here's some occurrences of the term courtesy of Google; chevron folds which have been overturned towards the south by subsequent sub-horizonal simple shear intensely folded with the sheet dip typically sub-horizonal or inclined gently NEWS.com.au | Top Stories
  • In addition, the floor was paved with a nice mosaic "carpet" in black, white, purple, and orange, representing central guilloche motifs, bordered by bead-and-reels that were lined by chevrons. Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Urban Mansion Report 5
  • The blue and yellow Saxon flag, with the black and yellow chevron in the field and a lozenged chaplet from the left corner to the top, was more frequently seen than any other banner. Barbara Blomberg — Complete
  • I thought a chevron was a gas station, so there you go. EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Today’s Comic: “Sensory Overload”
  • However, the single biggest contributor is Chevron. Ryan Van Lenning: Mapping the Money on California's Prop 25 and 26
  • The man who wore it had his heraldic device embroidered in vivid colours on his breast—a chevron and a stag passant, the scutcheon supported by a branch of olive dexter and a stag’s horn sinister. V. The Closet Where Monsieur Louis of France Recites His Orisons. Book X
  • We are getting issued with service chevrons - one for each year's service.
  • Chevron is developing five multibillion dollar gas projects in the Asia-Pacific region that will ship supplies to major economies like China and Japan. Woodside Names Coleman as CEO
  • The chevron or arrow road sign indicates a sharp bend to the left or right.
  • On a chevron engrailed, two lioncels rampant, between as many crescents. Notes and Queries, Number 39, July 27, 1850
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