The word flag is a noun. Flag means (1) a conspicuously marked or shaped tail, (2) emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design, (3) stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones, (4) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green, (5) a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc., (6) a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device, (7) plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
Flag is also a verb that means (1) become less intense, (2) provide with a flag, (3) communicate or signal with a flag, (4) decorate with flags, (5) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word flag.
The Australian flag is a blue background with stars and a Union Jack in the upper left hand corner. The flag was the result of a design competition, and it was adopted in 1906.
The national flag of the Russian Federation is a simple design of wide horizontal bands of white, blue, and red from top to bottom. This current flag is actually the original design.
The United States flag features 50 stars on a blue background in the left-hand corner, along with thirteen alternating red and white stripes. The 50 stars stand for the fifty current states.
Most flags symbolize some nation, culture, or organization. They are used at military functions and various events as well as for advertising and communication purposes. This flags portfolio includes a series of national flags.
The RBS, founded in 1727, is a financial institution that is based in the UK. It is also one of the largest banks in the USA. The Bank owns many other businesses such as the Citizens Financial Group in Providence R.I.; TRACKER, a stolen vehicle tracker; Green Flag, a motorist assistance service; and many others, all described on the website. The corporate structure and their services are on the website.
This is the official website for the U.S. Marine Corps. which began before the Revolutionary War but was dissolved in 1783 and reformed in 1798. The website contains a very comprehensive history link that contains information such as Famous Quotes and How to Fold the Flag. On the main page, users can find out about Marine news, Marine life, how to join, and more.
The following articles provide recent flag-related news.
Teens who choose to spend time alone may know what's best for them, according to new research that suggests solitude isn't a red flag for isolation or depression.
Science Daily. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 16:33:39 EDT.
Despite heavy rain and cold weather, the turnout was as large as last Friday, as protesters carrying the national flag packed central Algiers, the scene of mass protests for a month. ...
Yahoo. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 15:31:24 -0400.
In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion-dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer's 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence after two crashes in the last six months. ...
Associated Press. Los Angeles Times. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 04:40:00 PDT.
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, campaigning in Mississippi, also called for the state to adopt a new flag that no longer has the Confederate battle flag emblem.
Astead W. Herndon. New York Times. Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 10:55:46 GMT.
A mass funeral ceremony has taken place for victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash, with 17 empty caskets draped in the nation's flag carried through the streets of Addis Ababa.
Sky News. Sunday, 17 Mar 2019 13:15:00 +0000.
Commonly used Chinese words such as train (huo che), Singapore (xin jia po), braille (tu zi shu) and national flag (guo qi) were coined right here in Singapore by pioneer missionaries in the early 19th century.
Straits Times. Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019 05:00:00 +0800.