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    • 1. a thick piece of wood.
  2. Define billet. billet synonyms, billet pronunciation, billet translation, English dictionary definition of billet. n. 1. a. Lodging for troops. b. A written order directing that such lodging be provided. 2. A position of employment; a job. 3. Archaic A short letter; a...

  3. Billet | Definition of Billet by Merriam-Webster

    Definition of billet. 1 archaic : a brief letter : note. 2 a : an official order directing that a member of a military force be provided with board and lodging (as in a private home) b : quarters assigned by or as if by a billet. 3. : position, job. a lucrative billet.

  4. billet | Definition of billet in English by Oxford Dictionaries

    1A place, especially a civilian's house, where soldiers are lodged temporarily. Late Middle English (originally denoting a short written document): from Anglo-Norman ...

  5. Billet definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary

    Definition of 'billet'. billet. If members of the armed forces are billeted in a particular place, that place is provided for them to stay in for a period of time. The soldiers were billeted in private homes. A billet is a house where a member of the armed forces has been billeted.

  6. Billet | Definition of Billet at

    See more synonyms for billet on noun. lodging for a soldier, student, etc., as in a private home or nonmilitary public building. Military. an official order, written or verbal, directing the person to whom it is addressed to provide such lodging. a place assigned, as a bunk, berth, or the like, to a member of a ship's crew.

  7. What is a Billet? - Definition from Corrosionpedia

    Corrosionpedia explains Billet. A billet is a section of metal used for rolling into bars, rods and sections. It can be produced with ingots or directly by continuous casting. Billets are used as raw materials or feedstock in extrusion, forging, rolling and other metal-processing operations.

  8. BILLET | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

    Very few billets are now missing, testifying to the high level of the hospital's administrative organization.

  9. Billet - Wikipedia

    British history. From this meaning, the word billet came to be loosely used of the quarters thus obtained. Repeated petitions against the practice of billeting, starting in the 16th century, culminated in its outlawing in 1689 as an extension of a section of the Petition of Right 1628.

  10. Cast vs. Billet - CPM Industries

    A billet is a solid block of aluminum (or any material) with the size depending on the size of your desired part. The larger the desired part, the larger the billet. Contrary to casting, billet parts are created by removing excess material from the billet, essentially the part is carved out of solid aluminum.

  11. What is the difference between ingot, bloom, slab, and billet ...

    Billets:A billet is a length of metal that has a round or square cross-section, with an area less than 36 in2 (230 cm2). Billets are created directly via continuous casting or extrusion or indirectly via hot rolling an ingot or bloom.Billets are further processed via profile rolling and drawing. Final products include bar stock and wire.