• (noun): The food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel).
    Example: "The rations should be nutritionally balanced"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ration, rations:

LRP Ration - Criticisms
... As it was a freeze-dried (dehydrated) ration, it required 1.5 pints (700 ml) of water to cook and reconstitute it ... water had to be boiled or mixed with Iodine pills, the latter leaving a particularly odd taste in a ration ... be collected from rainwater if one was fortunate enough, or in an emergency, a LRP ration could be consumed 'dry', but the soldier doing so had to consume extra water to prevent dehydration ...
LRP Ration - Food Packet, Long Range Patrol
... The LRP ration continued to be procured in small quantities until the mid-1980s, when it was replaced by a thermo-stabilized ration, the Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) ... Quartermaster Command and Army Food Services viewed the new ration as a suitable replacement for issue in all combat environments ... in standardizing on a single type of individual ration, the new MRE was duly adopted with the intention of replacing all the field rations and ration supplements in use ...
List Of Networks And Movements Of The French Resistance - The Eight Major Resistance Movements
... Ceux de la Libération (CDLL) (Right-leaning) Ceux de la Résistance (CDLR) (Apolitical) Combat (Christian democratic) Franc-Tireur (Left-leaning) Front National (Communist ...
LRP Ration
... Food Packet, Long Range Patrol or "LRP ration" (pronounced "Lurp") was a U.S ... Army freeze-dried dehydrated field ration ... reconnaissance teams that patrolled deep in enemy-held territory, where bulky canned MCI rations (formerly known as C rations) proved too heavy for extended missions afoot ...
Australian Army Catering Corps - See Also
... Combat Ration One Man Field ration Field Ration Eating Device. ...

More definitions of "ration":

  • (verb): Distribute in rations, as in the army.
    Synonyms: ration out
  • (noun): A fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity).
  • (verb): Restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war.
    Example: "Bread was rationed during the siege of the city"