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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 easy-going teenager, known by his friends as Gentle Ben, had been celebrating the end of his GCSE exams.
They are mother hen Claire with several children, easy-going Norah and elegant Aileen.
But in letters from prison to a female friend, seen by the Irish Sunday Mirror, he claims he has found God and says: "I'm a pretty mild-mannered guy, I'm easy-going and not the slightest bit confrontational.
Speaking from his terraced home just a few minutes' walk from the scene of the tragedy, he said: "She was just easy-going.
She's very easy-going,'' Dishon said of McPherson, who signed with Nevada in the fall.
Those impressions were buoyed by the limited evidence of hatred and street violence in Macedonia compared to Bosnia, Serbia, and Kosovo; its lack of police state excesses; and general easy-going manner.
Keith, who had been struggling to find a break after Boyzone, won a host of new admirers with his easy-going charm against the egos of Anthea Turner and Jack Dee.
Bryan's easy-going communication style hits home and makes sense.
With its breathtaking beauty and easy-going nature, it appears a more appealing prospect than the frenetic east of our little island.
Happy easy-going and trusting young man':Prosecution barrister Peter Murphy QC described Dean as a happy, easy-going and trusting young man.
Friends who played in the same basketball league as Parseghian said he was easy-going and a hard worker, and though he wasn't that tall, his teammates said he was competitive.
But there will be few laid-back, easy-going smiles on show in Houston tonight when the USPGA Tour convenes for the first time since the loss of one of its foremost sons, Payne Stewart, and five other golfing associates who boarded Stewart's private plane on Monday.