wartime

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wartime a period of time during which there is armed conflict
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Usage

In literature:

A quiet lady by the name of Simpkins, who was one of the finest old wartime relics in school, was elected president.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
True, that was wartime, and the challenge was apparent to all concerned.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
She had known Lincoln and all the host of wartime heroes.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
In wartime no one should be harassed by criticism.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 11, 1914" by Various
The wartime pressing needs of the industrial enterprises have caused the barriers to be removed.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
The bottom of the gorge had all the appearance of a wartime camp.
"Slaves of Mercury" by Nat Schachner
There was every possible reason for this great interest in the United States in wartime aviation.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
You will be prepared for any wartime eventuality!
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
The imitation spurred by wartime necessity became the post-war pattern.
"Old English Patent Medicines in America" by George B. Griffenhagen
An enemy of our country could do the same in wartime.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
We're a soft lot nowadays when it isn't wartime.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
During combat or wartime circumstances, legislative acts call for the most severe penalties.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
We don't want any wartime austerity wrecking our pitch.
"The Ambassador" by Samuel Kimball Merwin
A lie which promotes enthusiasm is worth more in wartime than the best of truths.
"Romain Rolland" by Stefan Zweig
Wartimes, you know, major, is no time for buildin' meetin'-uses; so we concluded to defer the matter until peace.
"The Chainbearer" by J. Fenimore Cooper
He had told Tom Hewin he might be late the next morning, despite the rush caused by wartime orders; it was after four when he went to bed.
"Mountain" by Clement Wood
Operations ceased from 1861 to 1863 because of difficult wartime conditions in the border city of Baltimore.
"Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240" by Anonymous
It had served that way since long before wartime.
"The Personality of American Cities" by Edward Hungerford
The life of a Foreign Secret Service agent in wartime is one of kaleidoscopic changes.
"British Secret Service During the Great War" by Nicholas Everitt
Now in wartime the losses, as already mentioned, are considerably greater.
"Current History, Vol. VIII, No. 3, June 1918" by Various
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In news:

Sprinkle with wartime fantasy escapism—hello, LOTR.—then wait a few years.
China was returning to normalcy Wednesday after angry protests over Japan's wartime occupation and Tokyo's recent purchase of islands also claimed by Beijing.
Weegee's wartime snapshot was widely seen as social criticism, but it was, in fact, a farce.
Peace Prize for wartime prez.
During wartime flight instruction at Harlem, students learned on a WACO UPF-7 trainer.
His wartime experiences led to his first Broadway play , "Home of the Brave," which opened in December 1945.
Two West Michigan veterans were awarded for their wartime service Monday.
City turns from wartime ships to yachts.
Kevin Ferguson, Off-Ramp producer, writes: I saw Life During Wartime this past weekend.
Regarding the article "Saving Symbols of Shame" concerning the wartime internment of Japanese-Americans: Tragically, during wartime, many innocents are caught up in the struggle.
A sailor 's wartime diary.
Senators Jim Webb (D-VA) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) questioned the decision by the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan to seal its records from public review for 20 years.
Rare wartime documents made briefly available only after the fall of the Soviet Union help reveal the real story of 06:04.
But, when conducted during wartime, risks abound.
Still struggling in a safe place: Wartime refugees.
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In science:

Despite the trials of adolescent life in America, I know that my Nathan at 13 faces nothing like the wartime dislocations that came to Boris and so many others during the terrible wartime.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
Mount Wilson 100-inch, because of wartime delays in the US.
Astrophysics in 2005
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