• Recruiting Sergeant
    Recruiting Sergeant
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n recruiter an official who enlists personnel for military service
    • n recruiter someone who supplies members or employees
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The recruit's farewell to his bowler The recruit's farewell to his bowler

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The origins of the soldier term "G.I." is an abbreviation for "Government Issue," which was stamped on all government kits supplied to recruits in the US Army during World War II
    • n Recruiter One who, or that which, recruits.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: To pass U.S. Army basic training young female recruits must do 17 pushups in two minutes. Males must do 40 pushups in two minutes.
    • n recruiter One who recruits.
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “The city is recruited from the country.”
  • Herbert Clark Hoover
    “In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.”
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    “Great persecutors are recruited among martyrs whose heads haven't been cut off.”


In literature:

He had, therefore, little difficulty in getting recruits for a new voyage to the Main.
"On the Spanish Main" by John Masefield
As for the rest, the twelve recruiters each received private orders.
"By Right of Conquest" by G. A. Henty
The uniform as yet had little effect on Recruit Murray.
"Ray's Daughter" by Charles King
I had planned to follow the friendly advice of the recruiting sergeant.
"Kitchener's Mob" by James Norman Hall
Here they remained, always recruiting their numbers from England, till 1861, when they returned to England.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
While they were at the recruiting office, one of their neighbors came in.
"The Drummer Boy" by John Trowbridge
Because the boy had written that recruits were soon to be sent to cavalry regiments out on the plains, and he had asked to go.
"Under Fire" by Charles King
Large numbers of recruits have been sent to the post to be drilled and forwarded to the cavalry at the front.
"Marion's Faith." by Charles King
Naturally this was conformed with, and the recruiting sergeants round Whitehall were all the richer for it.
"The 23rd (Service) Battalion Royal Fusiliers (First Sportsman's)" by Fred W. Ward
Latter part of August the writer was sent to Ohio for recruits for the regiment, and did not return to camp until the middle of September.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty

In poetry:

A dinner thou didst now bestow
Our spirits to recruit and raise:
We therefore ought to give thee, now,
For these thy gifts our bounden praise.
"Grace After Dinner" by Rees Prichard
Then black men went as substitutes
While timid white men staid at home;
Thus swelled the ranks of all recruits,
Till bloody treason met its doom.
"The Triumph Of Liberty" by James Madison Bell
Then resurrection day from sphere to sphere
Sped on, with all the POWERS arisen again,
While with them came in clouds recruited hosts
Of sun-born strangers and of earth-born men.
"How I Walked Alone In The Jungles Of Heaven" by Vachel Lindsay
Be hate that fruit or love that fruit,
It forwards the general deed of man,
And each of the Many helps to recruit
The life of the race by a general plan;
Each living his own, to boot.
"By The Fire-Side" by Robert Browning
With younger men he takes his stand,
To the recruiting-sergeant nigh,
Sees others chosen: lifts a hand
In hopes to catch the unwilling eye,
While his mood turns to black despair
Heedless of those that grin and stare.
"Unfit" by Katharine Tynan
We’ll light the lamp of hope above the alley and the slum,
And teach the poor and drill them for the war that is to come.
We’ll send our songs recruiting far beneath the western sky,
And wake the towns and let them know the day of deeds is nigh.
"As Ireland Wore the Green" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Busy summer for bevy of top recruits leads into focus on season.
That's clearly the future for the Wolverines and the type of players they have been recruiting.
Edgy Tim's recruiting notes Bremen 's David Smith adds another offer as decision time nears.
A coveted recruit at linebacker, Briar Woods' Matt Rolin is headed to his dream school at the University of South Carolina.
MARIETTA — The Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will host two job recruitments this week.
Agency claims that firms and executives recruited investors and fed money for giant Ponzi scheme.
Arizona Wildcats 2012 football recruiting class.
COTA hired a company to recruit staff for the race.
Signing day for 2010 football recruits was just last week, but the next couple of months are considered a crucial recruiting period for 2011.
Purdue recruit faces IU recruit in showdown.
Turbo 's Reno branch is also a good recruitment spot, said Jacobs, with several recruits coming from the University of Nevada.
These two organizations will focus efforts on recruiting commercial vehicle drivers into the US Army Reserve, and recruiting members of the US Army Reserve.
More in SU Basketball Recruiting Updates from the recruiting trail.
Designed as a tool to allow an organization to determine accurate and comparable costs of recruitment through a standard algorithm to calculate of the recruiting costs to be incorporated into cost- per -hire.
See Section II, the "Master Recruitment Source List" ("MRSL") for recruitment source data.

In science:

This loop formation by direct base pairing, or “kissing,” is a very plausible mechanism by which the 3’ UTR recruits ribosomes and delivers them to the 5’ initiation site [Guo et al. 2001].
Ribosome recycling, diffusion, and mRNA loop formation in translational regulation
This kinetic “on” rate k can be tuned by varying ribosome recruitment proteins such as eIF4E.
Ribosome recycling, diffusion, and mRNA loop formation in translational regulation
For many of these data sets in fact, including protein interaction network data, it appears that some form of random sampling is more realistic than a process in which the neighbourhood of a node is explored and neighbouring sites are recruited iteratively into the experimental setup.
Sampling properties of random graphs: the degree distribution
What she found is that older people recruited different parts of the brain for the same tasks; for example older subjects showed that their hemisphere activation was more balanced than the highly lateralized activation in younger subjects.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
R. McLean, Spanish Prisons Provide pool of recruits for Radical Islam, The New York Times (31-Oct 2004).
Intelligence gathering by capturing the social processes within prisons