answering pennant


noun Nautical.

one of the flags of the International Code of Signals, a pennant of three red and two white vertical stripes, flown at the dip while a message is being interpreted and close up when it is understood.

Nearby words

  1. answer print,
  2. answer to,
  3. answerable,
  4. answerback,
  5. answering machine,
  6. answering service,
  7. ant,
  8. ant bear,
  9. ant bird,
  10. ant cow

Also called code flag.

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