see\ service

see\ service
v. phr.
1. To be used over a considerable period of time.

This old camera of mine has already seen six years of service.

2. To serve in a military sense.

Colonel Hutchins has seen service in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf.


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