Noun(1) the supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral(2) any of several brightly colored butterflies
(1) With the promotion of Grand Admiral Xeraux, he was now the admiral of the entire fleet.(2) Admiral Jellicoe found fame in Word War One as the admiral who led the British Navy at the Battle of Jutland.(3) To copy correspondence, an admiral commanding an entire fleet might have two or three clerks, an aide/flag lieutenant, and occasionally a supply officer.(4) Captain, the admiral of the main fleet has contacted us and requests to speak with you.(5) It was the same reason that prompted the Army and Navy to cashier the admiral and the general in command at Pearl Harbor.(6) In his third effort to convince the Athenians of the threat from Macedonia, Demosthenes finally won some support and was appointed admiral of the Athenian fleet.(7) To this end, each morning, the admiral in command of Second Fleet requires an operational brief, known as the Commander's Update.(8) The Mexican government apologized, but this wasn't good enough for the admiral commanding the local U.S. naval squadron.(9) There the mayor attempted to arrest them, and Buckingham had to pull off his beard, confess his identity, and claim that as admiral of the fleet he was off to arrange an impromptu inspection at Dover.(10) It was as if he was planning his next move, with the subtlety and care of an admiral commanding a fleet of warships.(11) Ben-Hur is sentenced to the galleys, but saves the life of the admiral of the Roman fleet, Quintus Arrius, when their ship sinks in battle.(12) Gravely was the first Black to become an admiral and command a major naval fleet in the 1960s.(13) When I went to speak to the admiral who sailed the fleet over, he asked me where I hailed from.(14) Another butterfly that is rarely seen is white admiral , a beautiful butterfly that spends a lot of time feeding on honeydew at the tops of trees.(15) Named after the admiral of the fleet, it was inevitable it would have a naval theme.(16) During that period, Japanese admirals or Commanders-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet of Japan had great power, more so that the present Prime Ministers.
Different Formsadmiral, admirals, admiralty
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