pentomic

pentomic

[pen-tom-ik]
adjective Military.
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:
1955–60; pent- + (at)omic

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pentomic (pɛnˈtɒmɪk)
 
adj
denoting or relating to the subdivision of an army division into five battle groups, esp for nuclear warfare
 
[C20: from penta- + atomic]

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