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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ The flagship product of the United States pharmaceutical giant Pfizer will now have to contend with another drug that treats impotence.
▪ Kapiti's flagship product is Equation, an AS/400-based back-office banking system, launched in 1988.
▪ This includes the PowerLan peer-to-peer networking system, the company's flagship product, of which version 2.30 has also been announced.
▪ Bucking the recession, Versace last year opened a huge flagship store in Paris.
▪ The new Mustang is the flagship of the new Ford range.
▪ Bucking the recession, Versace last year opened a huge flagship store in Paris.
▪ Ford has done the unthinkable and put incentives on its 1996 flagship.
▪ It is splitting the flagship, four-star Forum Hotel from the chain and offering the two for sale separately.
▪ Only the flagship 50 configurations use the 7100; the lower end boxes in each class using previous incarnations of the chip.
▪ Oxfam is the thrifty man's chain-store, and the branch at 202b Kensington High Street is its menswear flagship.
▪ The two flagships approached each other, bow to bow, iron against oak....
▪ This includes the PowerLan peer-to-peer networking system, the company's flagship product, of which version 2.30 has also been announced.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Flagship \Flag"ship`\, n. (Naut.) The vessel which carries the commanding officer of a fleet or squadron and flies his distinctive flag or pennant.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

also flag-ship, 1670s, a warship bearing the flag of an admiral, vice-admiral, or rear-admiral, from flag (n.) + ship (n.). Properly, at sea, a flag is the banner by which an admiral is distinguished from the other ships in his squadron, other banners being ensigns, pendants, standards, etc. Figurative use by 1933.


n. 1 In a maritime fleet, the ship occupied by the fleet's commander (usually an admiral); it denotes this by flying his flag. 2 The most important one out of a related group.

  1. n. the chief one of a related group; "it is their flagship newspaper"

  2. the ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag


A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag. Used more loosely, it is the lead ship in a fleet of vessels, typically the first, largest, fastest, most heavily armed, or best known.

Over the years, the term "flagship" has become a metaphor used in industries such as broadcasting, automobiles, airlines, and retailing to refer to their highest profile or most expensive products and locations.

Flagship (company)

was an independent Japanese video game developer funded by Capcom, Nintendo, and Sega located in Chūō-ku, Osaka Japan that was founded by game designer Yoshiki Okamoto. Flagship has often created scenarios for new and existing products, and has developed for Nintendo several times on the Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance. Their last video game was Kirby: Squeak Squad for the Nintendo DS.

Flagship (disambiguation)

The term flagship refers to a representative or first unit of a fleet or other group.

Flagship may also refer to:

  • Flagship (broadcasting), the originating broadcast for a broadcast network, radio show, or TV show, primarily in the United States and Canada
  • Flagship (company), a video game developer
  • Flagship compiler, a compiler of Clipper programming language for Unix-like operation systems
  • Flagship magazine, a UK magazine specializing in postal and more recently other games
  • Flagship product, a core product or product representative of other products in that product line
  • Flagship Studios, a computer game company staffed mainly by former Blizzard Entertainment employees
  • Flagship (band), an American alt-rock band from Charlotte, NC
  • Flagship is also the callsign for Endeavor Air
Flagship (band)

Flagship is an American rock band from Charlotte, North Carolina. Formed in 2011, the group consists of Drake Margolnick (vocals, guitar) and Michael Finster (drums).

Flagship (album)

Flagship is the self-titled debut LP by American alt-rock band Flagship, released on October 8, 2013 by Bright Antenna Records. The album was made available as a Digital Download, CD and Double Vinyl.

The first song off the album, "Are You Calling," premiered in a lyric video on the website Metrolyrics on July 12, 2013.

Flagship (broadcasting)

In broadcasting, a flagship (also known as a flagship station) is the broadcast station which originates a television network, or a particular radio or television program that plays a key role in the branding of and consumer loyalty to a network or station.This includes both direct network feeds and broadcast syndication, but generally not backhauls. Not all networks or shows have a flagship station, as some originate from a dedicated radio or television studio.

The term derives from the naval custom where the commanding officer of a group of naval ships would fly a distinguishing flag. In common parlance, "flagship" is now used to mean the most important or leading member of a group, hence its various uses in broadcasting. The term is primarily used in TV and radio in the United States and Canada.

Usage examples of "flagship".

Samorset was holding his reserve forces around the flagship to handle a breakout anywhere along the line.

Akagi, the sleek aircraft carrier flagship of Admiral Nagumo, headed westward through Kudako Strait, cruising easily at 16 knots on her course toward Bungo Channel and the broad Pacific.

After an accident to his flagship caused by a Chian ship, King Mithridates VI of Pontus ever after harbored a huge grudge against Chios and Chians.

The tiny color-coded icons representing the staggered flights of Dazzlers moved slowly, even at their incredible acceleration, on such a tiny display, and she glanced at the flagship again.

The other dreadnought was still not firing on them, probably for fear of striking the Naren flagship.

That place was No-Place just as the face referred to in the Koan that hung in the Flagship was No-Face and the state of mind necessary to Enlightenment was No-Mind.

The telephone cable linking the flagship with the shore hummed with a constant stream of messages as the Fleet Headquarters maintained close liaison with the Naval General Staff in Tokyo and made arrangements with the Kure Naval Base for ship repairs, maintenance and supply.

Final Preparations After the conclusion of the war games and staff conferences on board Yamato during the first week of May, the flagship weighed anchor and proceeded from Hashirajima to Kure in order to load supplies and effect minor repairs.

On the bridge of the Armada flagship, proud and stony Segundo Xavier Harkonnen stood in full dress uniform, studying the peaceful-looking planet.

The flagship bore down upon us, and as she swung gracefully to and touched our side a dozen officers sprang upon our decks.

As an accommodation to both the New Republic and the Imperial Remnant, Poinard had retained his honorific as captain of the flagship, while Sutel had been designated task force commander.

The flagship ballista and the accompanying human warships closed in on their fateful confrontation, reaching the line that would trigger the senseless slaughter of millions of humans inside the Bridge.

Atmosphere vented like rocket exhaust, sending the flagship ballista careening off course.

Scarcely had his tiny flier come to rest upon the broad landing-deck of the flagship ere he was bounding up the stairway to the deck where we stood.

Without waiting for a signal from the flagship, Proteas son of Andronicus, whose quinquireme was on the left of the Macedonian line, ordered his drummers to sound the battle cadence.