rate

(17) The term “rating” means the name (such as “boatswain’s mate”) prescribed for members of a uniformed service in an occupational field; “rate” means the name (such as “chief boatswain’s mate”) prescribed for members in the same rating or other category who are in the same grade (such as chief petty officer or seaman apprentice).

Source

37 USC § 101(17)


Scoping language

None identified. Default scope is assumed to be the entire title.
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