temporary duty

noun
duty of limited duration performed with an organization other than the one to which a person is normally attached or assigned. Abbreviation: TDY

Origin:
1940–45

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To temporary duty
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: temporary denture
Next Definition: temporary expedient
Words Near: temporary duty
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for temporary duty
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing temporary duty
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
Time spent at a temporary duty station between arrival and departure is not time in a travel status.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;