[kom-uh-dawr, -dohr] /ˈkɒm əˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr/
Navy. a grade of flag officer next in rank below a rear admiral.
British Navy. an officer in temporary command of a squadron, sometimes over a captain on the same ship.
Navy. the senior captain when two or more ships of war are cruising in company.
(in the U.S. Navy and Merchant Marine) the officer in command of a convoy.
the senior captain of a line of merchant vessels.
the president or head of a yacht club or boat club.
(Brit) a naval rank junior to rear admiral and senior to captain
the senior captain of a shipping line
the officer in command of a convoy of merchant ships
the senior flag office of a yacht or boat club
1690s, probably via Dutch kommandeur from French commandeur, from Old French comandeor (see commander). In U.S. Navy, above a captain, below a rear-admiral.
- Commodore 1010
storage A 3.5-inch floppy disk drive for the Amiga. (1998-12-23)
[kuh-men-ser-uh-buh l, -sher-uh-] /kəˈmɛn sər ə bəl, -ʃər ə-/ adjective 1. having the same measure or divisor: The numbers 6 and 9 are commensurable since they are divisible by 3. 2. suitable in measure; proportionate. /kəˈmɛnsərəbəl; -ʃə-/ adjective 1. (maths) 2. well-proportioned; proportionate adj. 1550s, from Late Latin commensurabilis “having a common measure,” from com- […]
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