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signal flag

n. a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device [syn: flag]

Usage examples of "signal flag".

As Hornblower expected, he used the code hoist 'lee' for 'lea' as well, thereby saving one signal flag.

Instead, Pitt faced the guards lining the shore and waved the fish back and forth like a signal flag.

Raising her right hand holding the sweater, she began vigorously waving the new signal flag at the helicopter.

A bloodstained signal flag claimed by its owner to have been used in the Battle of the Japan Sea.

To pick up an incoming call, the operator hears her bell ring, and notes which signal flag has fallen (and turned red) in the socket array.