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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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While there can be no doubting that the Welsh economy has been hit very hard by this recession, there is also no doubt either that the deterioration in the economy has eased off very considerably in the last few months.
Meteo Group, the weather division of the Press Association, said that while rains eased off around the country yesterday, more storms were expected by tomorrow.
20 Ripon, nap) A well-related filly who had shown ability in prep work at West Ilsley prior to a disappointing debut, when her jockey sensibly eased off, fearing she had picked up an injury.
Second half they might have eased off a bit and done what they had to do as Brighton had nothing to offer and could not string a pass together, let alone pull a goal back.
City, 5-0 up at half-time through Nicolas Anelka (two), Trevor Sinclair, Robbie Fowler and Shaun Wright-Phillips, eased off with Paulo Wanchope rounding off the scoring.
On the British side, the market was firm on bellies while demand for backs had eased off slightly.
It said 135 mph on my speedometer before I eased off.
When it was over, Palmdale eased off the field with a 36-15 victory, its second of the season.
And, Vasoli concludes, there is not much hope for the immediate future: "Occasionally one meets a canonist, an active tribunalist, who admits that many annulments are farcical--or one eased off a tribunal for being insufficiently congenial toward permissive annulment--but the U.