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
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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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