military pace


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military pace

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(Military) the pace of a single step in marching, taken to be 30 inches for quick time (120 paces to the minute) in both the British and US armies
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Noun1.military pace - the length of a single step in marching (taken to be 30 inches for quick time or 36 inches for double time)military pace - the length of a single step in marching (taken to be 30 inches for quick time or 36 inches for double time)
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
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Al-Maliki also said that the Arab coalition is planning to accelerate the military pace to neutralize the threats of the Houthi militia in Yemen.
At a slow military pace, in unison, it takes an hour to traverse the lagar.
We marched at a military pace, stopping every two hours for a 15-minute break.

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