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Definition of Admirals
AdmiralAdmiral Ad"mi*ral, n. [OE. amiral, admiral, OF. amiral,
ultimately fr. Ar. am[=i]r-al-bahr commander of the sea; Ar.
am[=i]r is commander, al is the Ar. article, and am[=i]r-al,
heard in different titles, was taken as one word. Early forms
of the word show confusion with L. admirabilis admirable, fr.
admirari to admire. It is said to have been introduced into
Europe by the Genoese or Venetians, in the 12th or 13th
century. Cf. Ameer, Emir.]
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 admiral, dark and terrible, bearing
down upon his antagonist with all his canvas
straining to the wind, and all his thunders roaring
from his broadsides. --E. Everett.
3. (Zo["o]l.) A handsome butterfly (Pyrameis Atalanta) of
Europe and America. The larva feeds on nettles.
Admiral shell (Zo["o]l.), the popular name of an ornamental
cone shell (Conus admiralis).
Lord High Admiral, a great officer of state, who (when this
rare dignity is conferred) is at the head of the naval
administration of Great Britain.
Meaning of Admirals from wikipedia
to a "full" general
in the army, and is above
and below admiral
of the fleet, or fleet admiral
. In NATO, admirals
- was renamed
of household appliances
sold in Merar's store. Beginning
with the 1973–74 season
the Admirals joined
- cloth shoulder
by rank and name; thereafter
as "Sir" or "Ma'am". Vice-admirals
are normally entitled
- to be in the least
danger, the admiral
of the rear would typically
be the most junior
of the squadron admirals
. This has survived
into the modern...
- The Amsterdam Admirals
were a professional American football
team in NFL Europe
who pla**** in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Admirals
- eventually commanded
by an admiral
(with vice admirals
and rear admirals commanding
sections) and the official ranks became admiral
of the white
and so forth...
- the rear admirals
them, so there
were no more admirals
or vice admirals
by promotion until
1915 when Congress authorized
and a vice...
list of four-star admirals
in the United States
Navy. The rank of admiral
(or full admiral
, or four-star admiral
) is the highest
of commodore, rear admiral
, vice admiral
of the fleet
are sometimes considered generically
to be admirals
. From 1688...
- of serving Admirals
of the ****stan Navy. At present, the Navy has 1 Admiral
(Chief of Naval Staff
(CNS)), 6 Vice Admirals
, 24 Rear Admirals
and 3 Local...
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