Meaning of chevron

chev•ron

Pronunciation: (shev'run), [key]
— n.
  1. a badge consisting of stripes meeting at an angle, worn on the sleeve by noncommissioned officers, police officers, etc., as an indication of rank, service, or the like.
  2. an ornament in this form, as on a molding.
  3. Also calledherringbone (def. 2a).
  4. an ordinary in the form of an inverted
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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