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pentomic

[pen-tom-ik] /pɛnˈtɒm ɪk/
adjective, Military
1.
pertaining to or characterizing the organization of an army division into five groups, each with supporting units, geared to maneuver in keeping with the requirements of atomic warfare.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; pent- + (at)omic
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pentomic

/pɛnˈtɒmɪk/
adjective
1.
denoting or relating to the subdivision of an army division into five battle groups, esp for nuclear warfare
Word Origin
C20: from penta- + atomic
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