the national flag of the U.S., consisting of 13 horizontal stripes that are alternately red and white, representing the original states, and of a blue field containing 50 white stars, representing the present states.
Stars and Stripes
(functioning as sing) the Stars and Stripes, the national flag of the United States of America, consisting of 50 white stars representing the present states on a blue field and seven red and six white horizontal stripes representing the original states Also known as the Star-Spangled Banner
Stars and Stripes definition
The national flag of the United States. Its fifty stars represent the fifty states; its thirteen stripes represent the thirteen colonies that became the original states.
noun 1. a sapphire, cut cabochon, exhibiting asterism in the form of a colorless six-rayed star. star sapphire noun 1. a sapphire showing a starlike figure in reflected light because of its crystalline structure
Portable storage/retrieval language for distributed databases. “Starset programming Language”, M.M. Gilula et al, Nauka, Moscow 1991, ISBN 5-02-006831-4.
adjective 1. of the shape of or like a star. 2. Mathematics. starlike (def 3).
noun 1. a shell that bursts in the air and produces a bright light to illuminate enemy positions. noun 1. an artillery shell containing a flare or other illuminant: often containing a parachute to prolong the descent of the illuminating material