REAR


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AcronymDefinition
REARReal Ear Aided Response (UK)
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But if neither time nor place be known, then the left wing will be impotent to succor the right, the right equally impotent to succor the left, the van unable to relieve the rear, or the rear to support the van.
Where it could have walked boldly to the very sides of the sentries, it chose rather to sneak upon them, unseen, from the rear.
Wolf, toiling in the rear, was catching up, and everything was going nicely.
If he and his team chanced to be in the rear he preserved a demeanor of serenity, crossing his legs and bursting forth into yells when foot passengers took dangerous dives beneath the noses of his champing horses.
And it was the boy who first saw the rear guard of the caravan and the white men he had been so anxious to overtake.
Cedric readily assented to what she proposed, and Athelstane only added the condition, ``that they should travel in the rear of the whole party, where Wamba,'' he said, ``might attend them with his shield of boar's brawn.
But, awkwardly enough, the guards now appeared at the rear of the temple, and there installed themselves, in readiness to prevent a surprise.
The captain of the company had been pacing excitedly to and fro in the rear.
There were motor trucks and ox teams and all the impedimenta of a small army and always there were wounded men walking or being carried toward the rear.
If you unload his skull of its spermy heaps and then take a rear view of its rear end, which is the high end, you will be struck by its resemblance to the human skull, beheld in the same situation, and from the same point of view.
Anyone looking at the disorganized rear of the Russian army would have said that, if only the French made one more slight effort, it would disappear; and anyone looking at the rear of the French army would have said that the Russians need only make one more slight effort and the French would be destroyed.
At the head of the caravan rode some two hundred warriors, five abreast, and a like number brought up the rear, while twenty-five or thirty outriders flanked us on either side.