ensign


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  • noun

Synonyms for ensign

Synonyms for ensign

Synonyms for ensign

a person who holds a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard

an emblem flown as a symbol of nationality

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colors flown by a ship to show its nationality

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instead of tears and prayers to start her on her last journey, she has insults and jeers from a young ensign, who stands before her with his hands in his pockets, making a terrible row about a soup tureen
The steamer we had just sighted must have wirelessed a warning, for it wasn't half an hour before we saw more smoke on the horizon, and this time the vessel flew the white ensign of the Royal Navy and carried guns.
Signals, ensigns, and jacks of all colors were flying from her rigging, on every side.
Charlemagne and his immediate descendants possessed the reality, as well as the ensigns and dignity of imperial power.
But that honor, perhaps were not fit for monarchies; except it be in the person of the monarch himself, or his sons; as it came to pass in the times of the Roman emperors, who did impropriate the actual triumphs to themselves, and their sons, for such wars as they did achieve in person; and left only, for wars achieved by subjects, some triumphal garments and ensigns to the general.
President and COO, Bob Geddes states, "In accelerating the build-out of the industry's most advanced automated rig, Ensign entrenches its position as a leader in directional drilling of deeper and more challenging resource plays.
Ensign is one of the world's leading land-based drilling and well servicing contractors serving crude oil, natural gas and geothermal operators.
Ensign Services began evaluating wireless networking solutions to bolster patient care and internal operations for its client healthcare facilities, as well as deliver wireless access to its patients and healthcare residents.
Ensign, who is in his 42nd year with the bank, will continue to serve as chairman of the board.
First, with the suction on, I sprayed a small section of the ensign with distilled water, gently opening the fibres to improve wetting.
Questions over blue ensign - the Queen Elizabeth in Liverpool
Ensign - facing the possibility of public hearings and legal proceedings stemming from an affair made public in 2009 and ramifications leading to alleged conflict-of-interest violations by a former aide - said late Thursday he would resign.
Moody said the day after Ensign shut down, the NCUA contacted NSBS and told it to continue to service and collect payments on the loans in question.
Looking at pictures of RAF bases and aircraft on the ground it is often possible to spot an Ensign staff car finished in the regulation RAF blue in the background waiting outside the officers'' mess or on other official business.
Projects will be delivered through the UK via a new venture company, Ensign Energy (West Coast).