Chevron

Caterpillar species. Latin name: Eulithis testata Food: Sallows, aspen, birch and creeping willow Description: Light ochreous, dark dorsal line. Widespread

Chevron

In heraldry a chevron is one of the nine honourable ordinaries, consisting of two broad bands of the width of the bar, issuing, respectively from the dexter and sinister bases of the field and conjoined at its centre. The ordinary chevron is supposed to reprsent two rafters meeting at the top.
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Chevron

In architecture, a chevron is a zigzag moulding, or group of mouldings, common in Norman architecture.
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Chevron

HMS Chevron was a British C Class destroyer of 1710 tons displacement launched in 1944. HMS Chevron was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots and carried a crew of 186. She was armed with four 4.5 inch dual-purpose guns; four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns; six 20 mm anti-aircraft guns; four 21-inch torpedo tubes....
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Chevron

Zig-zag moulding.
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chevron

A zig-zag motif.
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chevron

[n] - V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service 2. [n] - an inverted V-shaped charge
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Chevron

ornamental zig-zag moulding (12th century)
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Chevron

Zig-zag pattern, normally on carved moulding.
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chevron

a zig-zag ornament characteristic of Norman architecture
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chevron

In architecture, a decoration introduced into England in the 11th century consisting of a moulding with a zigzag outline, examples of which are to be found in C ...
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Chevron

A zigzag or V-shaped shaped motif.
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Chevron

Chev'ron noun [ French, rafter, chevron, from chévre goat, Old French chevre , from Latin capra she-goat. See Cheveril .] 1. (Her.) One of the nine honorable ordinaries, consisting of two broad bands of the width of the bar, issuing, respectively from the dex...
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chevron

stripe noun V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service; `they earned their stripes in Kuwait`
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Chevron

• (n.) One of the nine honorable ordinaries, consisting of two broad bands of the width of the bar, issuing, respectively from the dexter and sinister bases of the field and conjoined at its center. • (n.) A distinguishing mark, above the elbow, on the sleeve of a non-commissioned officer`s coat. • (n.) A zigzag molding, or group of ...
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chevron

decorative motif consisting of two slanting lines forming an inverted V. From very early times, it has been a common motif in pottery and textiles. A ... [1 related articles]
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chevron

chevron (French) 1. A V-shaped symbol, especially a badge or insignia consisting of stripes meeting at an angle, worn on the sleeve of a military or police uniform to indicate rank, merit, or length of service. 2. A heraldic ornament in the form of a wide inverted V-shape. 3. Etymology: from Old French chevron, 'rafter'; since it looks like...
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Chevron

An ancient European design motif consisting of a pattern of pointed zig zags.
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Chevron

[land form] A chevron is a wedge-shaped sediment deposit observed on coastlines and continental interiors around the world. The term chevron was originally used independently by Maxwell and Haynes and Hearty and others for large, v-shaped, sub-linear to parabolic landforms in southwestern Egypt and on islands in the eastern, windward Bahama...
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Chevron

[geology] Chevron folds are a structural feature characterized by repeated well behaved folded beds with straight limbs and sharp hinges. Well developed, these folds develop repeated set of v-shaped beds. They develop in response to regional or local compressive stress. Inter-limb angles are generally 60 degrees or less. Chevron folding pre...
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Chevron

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Chevron

[anatomy] A chevron is one of a series of bones on the ventral (under) side of the tail in many reptiles, dinosaurs (such as Diplodocus; see picture), and some mammals such as kangaroos and manatees. Their main function is to protect critical elements in the tail such as nerves and blood vessels from being damaged when the animal either sup...
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Chevron

[insignia] A chevron (also spelled cheveron, especially in older documents) is a V-shaped pattern. The word is usually used in reference to a kind of fret in architecture, or to a badge or insignia used in military or police uniforms to indicate rank or length of service, or in heraldry and the designs of flags (see flag terminology). The s...
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Chevron

Zig-zag moulding.
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Chevron

ornamental zig-zag moulding (12th century)
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