Definition Of auxiliary
a person or thing providing supplementary or additional help and support.
a nursing auxiliary
providing supplementary or additional help and support.
an auxiliary nurse
Example Of auxiliary
A nursing auxiliary on ward 23 at Bradford Royal Infirmary, she joined the NHS in 1979 and is now a health care assistant in elderly care.
A team of 28 dedicated nurses and auxiliary staff are expected to lose their jobs following the shock announcement of the closure of a key Birch Hill Hospital ward.
Although the British auxiliary ship could not keep up with the smugglers' speedboat, the helicopter was able to keep up the pursuit.
An auxiliary hand pump with a reserve supply of fluid is provided for the operation of all landing gear and wing flaps should the engine-driven pumps fail.
An auxiliary military force, called Peta (Pembela Tanah Air, or Defenders of the Homeland), some 35,000 strong by 1944, was raised by the Japanese.