Definition of Cadet. Meaning of Cadet. Synonyms of Cadet

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Definition of Cadet

Cadet
Cadet Ca*det", n. 1. In New Zealand, a young gentleman learning sheep farming at a station; also, any young man attached to a sheep station. 2. A young man who makes a business of ruining girls to put them in brothels. [Slang, U. S.]
Cadet
Cadet Ca*det", n. [F. cadet a younger or the youngest son or brother, dim. fr. L. caput head; i. e., a smaller head of the family, after the first or eldest. See Chief, and cf. Cad.] 1. The younger of two brothers; a younger brother or son; the youngest son. The cadet of an ancient and noble family. --Wood. 2. (Mil.) (a) A gentleman who carries arms in a regiment, as a volunteer, with a view of acquiring military skill and obtaining a commission. (b) A young man in training for military or naval service; esp. a pupil in a military or naval school, as at West Point, Annapolis, or Woolwich. Note: All the undergraduates at Annapolis are Naval cadets. The distinction between Cadet midshipmen and Cadet engineers was abolished by Act of Congress in 1882.

Meaning of Cadet from wikipedia

- A cadet is an officer trainee or candidate. The term is frequently used to refer to those training to become an officer in the military, often a person...
- The Harwell CADET was the first fully transistorised computer in Europe, and may have been the first fully transistorised computer in the world. The electronics...
- Officer Cadet is a rank held by military cadets during their training to become commissioned officers. In the United Kingdom, the rank is also used by...
- history and heraldry, a cadet branch consists of the male-line descendants of a monarch's or patriarch's younger sons (cadets). In the ruling dynasties...
- service academy immediately north of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It educates cadets for service in the officer corps of the United States Air Force and United...
- Cadet grey (sometimes spelled cadet gray in parts of the United States) is a somewhat blue-greyish shade of the color grey. The first recorded use of...
- second class cadets holding the rank of cadet sergeant, third class cadets holding the rank of cadet corporal, and fourth class cadets as cadet privates....
- equivalent officer rank insignia. Cadet grades are a series of cadet ranks awarded to cadets in the CAP. A cadet begins at Cadet Airman Basic and must progress...
- Ranks of the cadet forces of the United Kingdom Cadets Canada Elemental Ranks New Zealand Cadet Forces ranks Australian Defence Force Cadets ranks "Navy...
- The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces with its headquarters in New Delhi, India. It is open to school and college...