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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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Riding for his boss Martin Pipe, the young conditional jockey was caught close home and beaten three-quarters of a length by Grand Prompt after easing down prematurely in the 10-runner contest.
I think (gasoline prices) will start easing down by 3 cents a week,'' said Bob van der Valk, bulk fuels and marketing manager for Cosby Oil in Santa Fe Springs.
It's not just winners that are getting away as many Placepots have been stuffed by some jock easing down and finishing out of the money.
River Belle looks a youngster with huge potential and will have caught the eye of big-spending owners searching for next year's Classic types when she defied a slow start to win the Princess Margaret Stakes, easing down style under Kieren Fallon.
Lazzaz, having been driven along in second place with no chance of catching the winner Neckar Valley, was two lengths clear of Dinofelis with 100 yards to run, but then Carroll started easing down.
Fortune's is the third such case this month following bans for Darren Williams (eight days for losing fourth place) and Fran Ferris (21 days for easing down only to be caught in the final stride).