Noun(1) a short personal letter(2) lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home(3) a job in an organization
Verb(1) provide housing for (military personnel
(1) I think one of the points in the Declaration of Independence of the United States was a complaint against King George that he had required people to billet soldiers in their properties.(2) The Billet is a small elongated rectangular figure supposed to represent a billet or letter, and to some, a brick.(3) I mused that in its heyday it must have been even more extraordinary - there are more than a quarter-of-a-million square feet filled with vast reception rooms, temples, baths and a barracks large enough to billet an entire army.(4) The smaller shapes like the roundel and billet are called sub-ordinaries.(5) The billet is a rectangular block, much the shape of a house brick.(6) A record of the old hand processes of shaping a steel square section bar from the original billet taken from the furnace and thence to the yard where material was stored and transported by magnetic crane.(7) Extrusion: In this process a cylinder or billet of metal is forced through an orifice by means of a ram to such effect that the elongated and extruded metal has a transverse shape which is that of the die orifice.(8) So he needed to billet a large army on his people in preparation for the feared invasion and raise a Danegeld to pay for it.(9) These advances are due chiefly to the sculpted air entries, the concentric and ridge-free venturi, and the emulsifying process that takes place in the billet metering blocks.(10) Built in 1852 to house an orange grove, with a glass faÔö£┬║ade facing south across the Seine, the Orangerie was used to billet soldiers on leave from the trenches during the First World War.(11) These billet metering blocks also feature idle-mixture control screws on all four corners to provide maximum adjustability of the idle circuit.(12) Built to protect the Solent from French invaders as part of a system of forts, it had a billet for 150 soldiers, is built almost entirely of granite blocks and measures 162 ft across.(13) With a solid billet the billet is pierced by the mandrel as the ram is set in motion.(14) The billet or rectangle represents the grant of land on which the parish was built in 1845(15) Here is a billet of wood, the circumference of which is about that of the throat.(16) Cast billet can be hot forged, extruded, or machined, and castings can be produced by a variety of foundry techniques.
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Different Formsbillet, billeted, billeting, billets
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