Awol vs Awl - What's the difference?

awol | awl |


As an initialism awol

is .

As a noun awl is

a pointed instrument for piercing small holes, as in leather or wood; used by shoemakers, saddlers, cabinetmakers, etc the blade is differently shaped and pointed for different uses, as in the brad awl, saddler's awl, shoemaker's awl, etc.

awol

English

Alternative forms

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Adjective

(-)
  • (military, and, generic) Absent without leave (permission).
  • The Army had a lot of AWOL soldiers.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military) Absence without proper authority from the properly appointed place of duty, or from unit, organization, or other place of duty at which one is required to be at the time prescribed.
  • (military) A person who holds AWOL status.
  • (generic) Somebody who is absent without permission.
  • (figuratively) Someone or something missing.
  • See also

    * UA – Unauthorized Absence

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    awl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pointed instrument for piercing small holes, as in leather or wood; used by shoemakers, saddlers, cabinetmakers, etc. The blade is differently shaped and pointed for different uses, as in the brad awl, saddler's awl, shoemaker's awl, etc.
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