- the highest rating in rifle marksmanship, above that of marksman and sharpshooter.
- a person who has achieved such a rating.
verb (used with object)
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Postal workers and independent experts say that has caused mail to pile up in post offices and caused multiday delays in localities across the country.Federal judge issues temporary injunction against USPS operational changes amid concerns about mail slowdowns|Elise Viebeck, Jacob Bogage|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
She added that she felt Pence’s top officials often showed derision toward the administration’s medical experts.
His suspicions are out of step with the views of election experts and many within his own party, who are building large-scale vote-by-mail programs.
Unless we have a dermatologist, a doctor, an expert co-sign that product, we don’t cover it.‘An educational stance’: Publishers mull CBD’s alluring – and complex – commerce opportunities|Max Willens|September 17, 2020|Digiday
States have broad power — known as “police power” — to protect public health in an emergency, even when doing so infringes on individual liberties, legal experts say.Courts may reconsider temporary coronavirus restrictions as pandemic drags on|Anne Gearan, Karin Brulliard|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
“He was a brave field commander and an expert in intelligence, and in organizing popular and tribal forces,” said the eulogist.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Well, one expert I talked to said that physically it involves little more than a $20 cable.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An expert in education talks about race relations, the political environment and what can be done to improve things.
Carter has also been a fixture on boards and expert panels, in think tanks and at universities.Ashton Carter, the Wonk Who Would Lead the Pentagon|Shane Harris, Tim Mak|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Peacock served as an expert witness on grizzlies in federal court for Glacier National Park.
He was expert in the use of quadrant and sextant, and could take a lunar observation and work it out with accuracy.Siam|George B. Bacon
That, I take it, is the essence of beauty—not that I am learned in beauty, though I am an expert in ugliness.Francezka|Molly Elliot Seawell
The "Be Discreet" of the Beard was a gag, which he rolled round the servant's head in expert fashion.Messengers of Evil|Pierre Souvestre
He showed them to a number of expert jewellers, chemists, and geologists.Boys' Second Book of Inventions|Ray Stannard Baker
Major Anderson was an expert reader of these photographs, and he taught me all I know about the subject.Q.6.a and Other places|Francis Buckley