Origin of admiral
OTHER WORDS FROM admiralad·mi·ral·ship, noun
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How to use admiral in a sentence
So in this episode, what we’re going to do is talk about his experience, from his time at the Naval Academy all the way through to becoming an admiral.
Myself and another individual, Mel Williams, who became a vice admiral before he retired, we were both classmates and we were going through the pipeline training at the same time.
The nation’s top generals and admirals have long opposed such a move, saying it undermines long-standing principle and commanding officers’ authority.Pentagon Directs Major Overhaul to Military’s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases|W.J. Hennigan|July 2, 2021|Time
So was practically every famous general, admiral or commandant you can think of.Things are shipshape at the Army and Navy Club on Farragut Square in D.C.|John Kelly|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
“If the country is going to war, you want an admiral or general to help you figure out what is going on,” said David Bohrman, executive producer of CBS’s coverage.Networks get ready for election misinformation with lineup of voting law experts|ehinchliffe|November 1, 2020|Fortune
And then I said, ‘Well, chief, when the admiral comes aboard, the first mate has to pipe him in.’The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Admiral told every man, “I just spoke with the President and he plans to thank each of you personally.”
He used language to make his host, the Navy Admiral who was the country's top military officer, blush.
He survived to become an admiral known as the Father of Carrier Aviation.Navy Football Player Will McKamey Died This Week From Brain Injury. Who’s to Blame?|Michael Daly|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result, Russia needed naval commanders and Jones was given the rank of rear admiral and sent to fight the Turks.
The Americans demanded the surrender of the Arsenal, the Admiral, and the surviving crews of the destroyed fleet.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A crucial question, very much affected by what the Admiral told me last night.
Admiral Byng was afterwards shot in England, on an unjust charge of cowardice in this affair.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In the action off Camperdown, Admiral de Winter asked one of his lieutenants for a quid of tobacco.
The Admiral came aboard and between us we tried to size up the new situation and to readjust ourselves thereto.