Admiral

Admiral (Arabic: أمير البحر or أدميرال the prince of the sea) is the rank, or part of the name of the ranks, of the highest naval officers. The rank usually refers to the position of full admiral (equivalent to full general) and above vice admiral and below admiral of the fleet (or fleet admiral). It is usually abbreviated to `Adm....
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Admiral

• (n.) A naval officer of the highest rank; a naval officer of high rank, of which there are different grades. The chief gradations in rank are admiral, vice admiral, and rear admiral. The admiral is the commander in chief of a fleet or of fleets. • (n.) The ship which carries the admiral; also, the most considerable ship of a fleet. &bul...
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admiral

1. A naval officer of the highest rank; a naval officer of high rank, of which there are different grades. The chief gradations in rank are admiral, vice admiral, and rear admiral. The admiral is the commander in chief of a fleet or of fleets. ... 2. The ship which carries the admiral; also, the most considerable ship of a fleet. 'Like some mighty ...
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admiral

noun any of several brightly colored butterflies
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Admiral

[Canada] The rank of Admiral in Canada is typically held by only one officer whose position is Chief of the Defence Staff and the senior uniformed officer of the Canadian Forces. It is equivalent to the Army and Air Force rank of general. The current incumbent of the position of CDS is General Thomas J. Lawson. The last naval officer to hol...
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Admiral

[electrical appliances] Admiral is an American appliance brand currently manufactured by Whirlpool Corporation. The brand is sold at The Home Depot. Ross Siragusa founded Continental Radio and Television Corp. as a maker of consumer electronics (radios and phonographs) in Chicago during 1934. This later became Admiral Corp. Its annual sales...
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Admiral

[Germany] Admiral is a rank of the German Navy that first appeared in the 19th century and was expanded in the early 20th century as part of a build-up and mobilization in preparation for the First World War. The rank again saw a resurgence during the Second World War. There were many famous German Admirals during these formative years of G...
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Admiral

[Netherlands] Admiral (admiraal) is theoretically the highest possible military rank in the Royal Netherlands Navy (Koninklijke Marine), which is comparable to the five-star rank of Fleet Admiral in other navies like the US Navy. The rank of Admiral is still described in the military protocols of the Dutch navy, but at present it is not use...
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Admiral

[Royal Navy] Admiral is a senior rank of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, which equates to the NATO rank code OF-9, outranked only by the rank admiral of the fleet. Royal Navy officers holding the ranks of rear admiral, vice admiral and admiral of the fleet are sometimes considered generically to be admirals. ==History== King Edward I ...
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Admiral

[Sweden] Admiral (Amiral in Swedish) is a naval rank in Sweden. According to current practice only royalties and the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, if he were to come from the Swedish Navy, has the rank of full, four star, Admiral (amiral) in Sweden. The lower admiral`s ranks currently existing are Vice Admiral (viceamiral, ...
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Admiral

[train] The Admiral was a named passenger train of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its successor Penn Central which operated between Chicago, Illinois and New York City. The Admiral began on April 27, 1941, when the Pennsylvania renamed the eastbound Advance General. The new train was eastbound-only until a year later on April 26, 1942, when ...
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Admiral

[Ukraine] Admiral (Адмірал) is a top military rank in the Ukrainian Navy. It is equivalent to the Colonel General rank in the Ground Forces of Ukraine. There are three admiral ranks in the Ukrainian Navy and other two include Vice Admiral and Counter Admiral. There are only six admirals in Ukraine since 1992. ==Admirals of Ukraine== ...
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Admiral

[United States] In the United States Navy, the United States Coast Guard and the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, admiral (ADM) is a four-star flag officer rank, with the pay grade of O-10. Admiral ranks above vice admiral and below fleet admiral in the navy; the coast guard and the Public Health Service do not have a...
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Admiral

Ad'mi·ral noun [ Middle English amiral , admiral , Old French amiral , ultimately from Arabic amīr-al- bahr commander of the sea; Arabic amīr is commander, al is the Arabic article, and amīr-al , heard in different titles, was tak...
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Admiral

A Naval Term to describe a rank. The word itself is of Arabic origin (Emir-el-Bahr - means Lord of the Seas). It came to us through the French and first appears in English records at the end of the 13th Century. Vice-Admiral came into use with the British about 1550, Rear-Admiral about 1600 and Admiral of the Fleet at the end of the 17th Century, a...
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admiral

admiral (this word is not from this mirac-, mir- word family) 1. The supreme commander of a navy or fleet. 2. Arabic: amir al, 'chief of the'; amir-ar-rahl, 'chief of the transport', officer in the Mediterranean fleet, from amir, 'leader'.
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Admiral

Admiral is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Admiral

Admiral is any of several species of butterfly in the same family (Nymphalidae) as the tortoiseshells. The red admiral Vanessa atalanta, wingspan six centimetres, is found worldwide in the northern hemisphere. It migrates south each year from northern areas to subtropical zones.
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Admiral

An admiral is the commander-in-chief of a squadron or fleet of ships of war, or of the entire naval force of a country, or simply a naval officer of the highest rank. In the British navy admirals are of four ranks: admiral of the fleet, admiral, vice-admiral, and rear-admiral. They were also divided formerly into three classes, named after the colo...
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admiral

any of several butterfly species in the family Nymphalidae (order Lepidoptera) that are fast-flying and much prized by collectors for their ... [1 related articles]
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admiral

Highest-ranking naval officer. History, UK In the UK Royal Navy and the US Navy, in descending order, the ranks of...
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admiral

the title and rank of a senior naval officer, often referred to as a flag officer, who commands a fleet or group of ships of a navy or who holds an ...
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admiral

[n] - the supreme commander of a fleet 2. [n] - any of several brightly colored butterflies
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