rear admiral (lower half)
noun see rear admiral

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rear admiral -lower half — noun a) A commissioned officer in the United States Navy, Coast Guard, NOAA Corps, or PHS Corps of a grade superior to a captain and junior to a rear admiral (upper half). A rear admiral (lower half) is equal in grade or rank to an Army, Marine… …   Wiktionary

  • Rear Admiral (upper half) — Konteradmiral der Deutschen Marine Konteradmiral (englisch: Rear Admiral; französisch: contre amiral) ist eine Dienstgradbezeichnung für einen Flaggoffizier in der Marine. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Rear admiral (United States) — The uniformed services of the United States have two grades of rear admirals. Rear admiral (lower half) In the United States Navy, the United States Coast Guard, the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and the National Oceanic… …   Wikipedia

  • Rear Admiral — Konteradmiral der Deutschen Marine Konteradmiral (englisch: Rear Admiral; französisch: contre amiral) ist eine Dienstgradbezeichnung für einen Flaggoffizier in der Marine. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • rear admiral — noun Date: 1589 a commissioned officer in the navy or coast guard having either of two ranks: a. one who ranks above a captain called also rear admiral (lower half) b. one who ranks above a rear admiral (lower half) and below a vice admiral… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Admiral (United States) — Please see Admiral for other nations which use this rank In the United States Navy, the United States Coast Guard and the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, admiral (ADM) is a four star flag officer, with the pay grade of O… …   Wikipedia

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