a naval officer above the rank of captain, as a fleet admiral, admiral, vice-admiral, rear admiral, or commodore, who is entitled to display a flag indicating his or her rank.
(formerly) an officer in command of a fleet, squadron, or group of ships.
an officer in certain navies of the rank of rear admiral or above and entitled to fly its flag
the head of a boat or yacht club
noun, Military. 1. a white flag displayed as an invitation to the enemy to confer, or carried as a sign of peaceful intention by one sent to deal with the enemy. noun 1. a white flag indicating the peaceful intent of its bearer or an invitation to an enemy to negotiate
- Flag out
verb 1. (adverb) to register (a commercial vehicle) in a country other than the one in which it operates, usually in order to take advantage of favourable rates of taxation
[flag-uh n] /ˈflæg ən/ noun 1. a large bottle for wine, liquors, etc. 2. a container for holding liquids, as for use at table, especially one with a handle, a spout, and usually a cover. /ˈflæɡən/ noun 1. a large bottle of wine, cider, etc 2. a vessel having a handle, spout, and narrow neck […]
[flag-pohl] /ˈflægˌpoʊl/ noun 1. a staff or on which a is or can be displayed. /ˈflæɡˌpəʊl/ noun (pl) -poles, -staffs, -staves (-ˌsteɪvz) 1. a pole or staff on which a flag is hoisted and displayed 2. run something up the flagpole, to pursue a tentative course of action in order to gauge the reaction it […]