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RANK. The order or place in which certain officers are placed in the army and navy, in relation to others, is called their rank.
     2. It is a maxim, that officers of, an inferior rank are bound to obey all the lawful commands of their superiors, and are justified for such obedience.

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Talking about previous practice, he said a majority of the ranker police officers would retire as the DSPs one-step before getting PSP cadre due to the discriminatory policy of the police department towards their promotion matters.
When best features were selected using Ranker, Exhaustive search and Linear Forward Selection, the accuracy of 70.
Rather, one must take into account how the aggregate ranker relates to the ground truth ranker.
Structured workshops and forums comprise the cornerstone of the effort, says Richard Ranker, director of Instructional Technology Services since 2004.
This ranker will perform the final ranking of document and will send them to the requesting user machine.
Kevin Ranker, a San Juan county commissioner, found out on Friday that the contest was a go.
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Wild exemplified a familiar type on these bigger, earlier expeditions -- the common man, the ranker, who selflessly and uncomplainingly puts in more physical effort than the public school toffs he has made the journey with.
It is indicative of how hard up for military men the Confederacy was in 1861 that Cleburne's term as a British ranker brought him swift promotion to line command.
Drachmann established his position as the greatest poet of the Danish modern movement of his time with such collections as Dampede melodier (1875; "Muted Melodies"), Sange ved havet (1877; "Songs by the Sea"), Venezia (1877; "Venice"), and Ranker og roser (1879; "Weeds and Roses").