See under admiral (def 6).
the commander in chief of a fleet.
a naval officer of the highest rank.
a naval officer of a high rank: the grades in the U.S. Navy are fleet admiral, admiral, vice-admiral, and rear admiral.
Obsolete. the flagship of an admiral.
British. a master who directs a fishing fleet.
any of several often brightly colored butterflies of the family Nymphalidae, as Vanessa atalanta (red admiral)
the supreme commander of a fleet or navy
Also called admiral of the fleet, fleet admiral. a naval officer of the highest rank, equivalent to general of the army or field marshal
a senior naval officer entitled to fly his own flag See also rear admiral, vice admiral
(mainly Brit) the master of a fishing fleet
any of various nymphalid butterflies, esp the red admiral or white admiral
a nymphalid butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, of temperate Europe and Asia, having black wings with red and white markings See also white admiral
noun 1. a tree, Alnus oregona (or A. rubra), of western North America, having smooth, mottled light gray bark and oval serrate leaves. 2. the hard, red wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
noun 1. a furnace having its incoming air heated by exhaust gases, the passage of air and gases through the furnace being always in the same direction.
[ri-koo-per-uh-tiv, -puh-rey-tiv, -kyoo-] /rɪˈku pər ə tɪv, -pəˌreɪ tɪv, -ˈkyu-/ adjective 1. that recuperates. 2. having the power of recuperating. 3. pertaining to recuperation: recuperative powers.
noun, Fortification. 1. a V -shaped work, usually projecting from a fortified line. noun 1. a fortification of two parapets at a salient angle