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verb:  to restrict the amount of something each person can have — such as food or gasoline when there is a shortage, or when more is wanted than is available


noun:  a fixed portion of something that is given as a person's share — such as goods of which there is a shortage, or food for soldiers in the field
  • He saw a ration stand at one side of the field, and he went to it and begged some rice and biscuits, and he took them back, in lieu of doctors, to the people in the park.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (38% in)
  • To make matters worse, he had suffered for two days, along with Father Cieslik, a fellow-priest, from a rather painful and urgent diarrhoea, which they blamed on the beans and black ration bread they were obliged to eat.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (67% in)
  • Satisfied that nothing would happen he went in and breakfasted with the other Fathers on substitute coffee and ration bread, which, under the circumstances, was especially repugnant to him.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (72% in)
  • He had cirrhosis of the liver, and had been warned not to accept the daily ration of five ounces of distilled spirits that the Garden of St. Joseph mercifully issued to the former miners.
    Five — The Aftermath (56% in)

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