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Military at ease
a. (of a standing soldier, etc.) in a relaxed position with the feet apart and hands linked behind the back
b. a command to adopt such a position

ease

A curve at the lower end of a handrail, where it meets the newel post that supports the handrail.

Ease

General purpose parallel programming language, combining the process constructs of CSP and the distributed data structures of Linda. "Programming with Ease: Semiotic Definition of the Language", S.E. Zenith, <zenith-steven@yale.edu> Yale U TR-809, Jul 1990.
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The second thing the GAO should do is ease off on the writing review process.
But having not recorded a victory since the US PGA in 2008, Harrington wants to ease off a touch.
What's more, the models' shocking antics don't look set to ease off anytime soon.
Recent evidence that private sector hiring is beginning to ease off slightly now points to a less positive trend in employment.
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Twins Samantha and Amanda Marchant, "the Bar-B-Girls", will be encouraging women to ease off on burgers and sausages and eat more salads and veg.
The severity of the reaction depends on your body chemistry and it may ease off the longer you are together.
WATER levels in areas worst hit by flooding were falling today as forecasters predicted the rain would ease off this week.
Duncan James, whose ex-girlfriend, known only as `Claire', gave birth to daughter Tianie-Finn recently, has vowed to ease off casual sex and curb the boozing.
When Cien's not on the field, they feel more free offensively and sometimes ease off that defensive gas pedal.
LARGE numbers of motorists are still breaking speed limits, although new research shows that the message to ease off on the gas may gradually be getting through.
CROCKED tennis ace Venus Williams confessed she'll have to ease off after crashing 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 to Mary Pierce in the Kremlin Cup semi- finals in Moscow.