All Words Glossary

Glossary of Naval Terms
beginning with letter Q
Browse the Naval Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 

quarantine flag Tweet Definition of quarantine flag Like Definition of quarantine flag on Facebook
noun 
  1. (nautical) a yellow flag hoisted by all ships on entering a harbor, to show that it has contagious or infectious disease aboard, or by a ship that has been quarantined
     
quarter Tweet Definition of quarter Like Definition of quarter on Facebook
noun 
  1. Any one of four equal parts into which something has been divided.
  2. (United States and Canada) A coin worth 25 cents.
  3. A period of three consecutive months.
  4. A section or area (of a town, etc.).
  5. An old English measure of corn, containing 8 bushels.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 4, p. 204.
    • : One of these is 1 Hen. V, cap. 10, defining the of corn to be eight struck bushels, and putting fines on purveyors who take more.
      1. Mercy or pity shown to a defeated opponent
    • "Sir, they have asked for ." "Have they? Well, we will give no ."
      1. An old English measure of cloth, nine inches or four nails
     

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.