the Peloton (from the French: actually a small heap of lat.: pila, ball, ball) marks
- the closed main field of the drivers in the cycle racing. Depending upon running process the Peloton is the largest group of drivers, or a larger group with the favorites of running, to the details see Peloton (cycle racing).
- a military name for a small troop unit, a course or a gang of foot soldiers. In 18. Century designates Peloton at the Prussian army the respected part of a battalion. With the Peloton fire the eight Pelotons shot alternating in each case closed rifle a salvo , so that the impression one developed „rolling fire “. Firing the rifles was begun at the wings of the battle row and continued to the center.
- a military shooting command, also as execution - Peloton designates.
- a project name of boron country for the coming version of the JBuilders, which on the Eclipse - platform is based.
|This side is a term clarifying for the distinction of several terms named the same word.|