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n. a cue, such as day length, used to activate or time a biological rhythm. See entrainment. [German, “time giver”: first defined scientifically in 1954 by German biologist Jürgen Aschoff (1913–1998)]

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officer training

officer training

military courses used to educate officers in leadership skills.