HyperDic: full_admiral

English > 1 sense of the expression full admiral:
NOUNperson full admiral, admiralthe supreme commander of a fleet
English > full admiral: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral.
InstancesBligh, William Bligh, Captain BlighBritish admiral
Drake, Francis Drake, Sir Francis DrakeEnglish explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson, Admiral Nelson, Lord NelsonEnglish admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
Yamamoto, Isoroku YamamotoJapanese admiral who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 (1884-1943)
Broaderflag officerA senior naval officer above the rank of captain

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