fleet admiral

fleet admiral
noun Date: 1942 an admiral of the highest rank in the navy whose insignia is five stars

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fleet admiral — ☆ fleet admiral n. U.S. Navy an officer of the highest rank, a specially conferred one above that of admiral: the rank, created during WWII, has not been conferred since …   English World dictionary

  • fleet admiral — fleet .admiral n the highest rank in the US navy, or someone who holds this rank …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fleet admiral — fleet ,admiral noun count an officer of the highest rank in the U.S. Navy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Fleet Admiral — Flottenadmiral ist ein Dienstgrad der Marinen verschiedener Länder. Es handelt sich um einen herausgehobenen Rang (Dienstgrad) oder um eine Dienststellung, die mit einem erfahrenen Admiral besetzt ist, der das Kommando über größere Gruppen von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fleet admiral — noun an admiral of the highest rank • Syn: ↑five star admiral • Hypernyms: ↑flag officer * * * ˌFleet ˈAdmiral [Fleet Admiral] (US …   Useful english dictionary

  • fleet admiral — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fleet admiral : singular fleet admiral plural fleet admirals an officer of the highest rank in the US Navy …   English dictionary

  • Fleet Admiral (United States) — Fleet Admiral of the United States Navy (FADM), or more commonly referred to as Fleet Admiral, is a five star flag officer rank and is the highest possible rank in the United States Navy. Fleet Admiral ranks immediately above admiral and is… …   Wikipedia

  • fleet admiral — fleet′ ad miral n. mil the highest ranking officer in the U.S. Navy, ranking next above admiral • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Fleet Admiral (science fiction) — Please see Fleet Admiral for other versions of the rankThe rank of Fleet Admiral is common in many science fiction sources as a senior military officer who commands a fleet of spaceships and the rank has been mentioned in numerous films,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fleet Admiral (horse) — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Fleet Admiral caption = sire = Afleet grandsire = Mr. Prospector dam = Contrary Rose damsire = Seat of Power (horse) sex = Gelding foaled = 1995 country = colour = breeder = owner = trainer = record =… …   Wikipedia

  • Fleet Admiral — highest rank in the U.S. Navy, Admiral of the Fleet; officer who holds this rank …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”