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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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Fritz Hansen's new easy chair Ro is a place where you can pull back, comfortably shielded from the hustle and bustle.
London smiles, showing lots of teeth, runs to the easy chair, dives in and sprawls out.
Former Harper's Magazine Easy Chair columnists include:
THE Oppala Easy Chair (left) from IKEA has a tubular steel frame with an easy-clean cover and costs just pounds 19.
In fact, one easy chair can work from Mommy-and-me cuddling moments until it becomes a spot to crash while listening to tunes or studying biology notes.
It comprises an easy chair and a sofa or bench for waiting and communicating, together with computer and power connections for networking.
Standard guestroom attributes include a spacious and clutter-free work desk; complimentary high-speed Internet access and remote printing to the hotel's complimentary 24-hour business center; electrical outlets at desk height; a clock that allows guests to play their portable CD or MP3 player; a "hospitality center" with a microwave oven, coffee maker and mini refrigerator; a sitting area with an easy chair and ottoman; and two speaker telephones equipped with data ports and voice mail.
The easy chair has an armrest which can be used as storage or work surface.
The researchers also said that too much has been made of the effect of G-forces on riders' brains, claiming that while a coaster such as Face/Off, at Paramount's Kings Island near Cincinnati, can produce a G-force of 5, simply plopping into an easy chair can produce a G-force of eight to 10.
And there are those that show signs not just of working but of living--an easy chair, bookshelves, even a put-up bed.
The X Rocker II is a revolutionary easy chair, which allows customers to become immersed in the entertainment experience by incorporating high-quality sound into an innovative rocking-chair structure.
Tuesday, an easy chair with castors, is designed as a conference, working or visitor's chair.