Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who, or term that, designates
  • n. An officer who assigned to each his rank and place in public shows and ceremonies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An officer who assigned to each his rank and place in public shows and ceremonies.
  • n. One who designates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who designates or points out.
  • n. 2. In Roman antiquity, an officer who assigned to each person his rank and place in public shows and ceremonies; a marshal or master of ceremonies.

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Examples

  • It's a natural byproduct of the release format, Hurt explained, wherein teams are required to film segments of the battle along with a "designator" - an item provided to the boats just before heading out, to verify that the action occurred during the Friday-Saturday tournament.

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  • In the gulf, the F-117A has been used mostly as a spotter plane, circling on high, training a laser "designator" on the target.

    War's New Science

  • Vice Admiral Joshua Painter was the current Assistant Chief of Naval Operations for Air Warfare, known to insiders by his "designator," OP-05, or just "oh-five."

    Clear and Present Danger

  • Code-sharing refers to one or more airlines using their designator codes to process bookings and sell tickets on flights operated by another carrier.

    DOT responds to Consumers Union’s code-sharing concerns

  • In 1980, after his graduation from law school, Plaintiff requested a permanent change of designator from NFO to Navy Judge

    Robert Davenport

  • Plaintiff's designator was never changed to JAGC or reflected in his military record at the

    Robert Davenport

  • Ronald Reagan was a particularly profuse day designator.

    Happy National Coffee Day! And National Attend Your Grandchild's Birth Day! And ...

  • He named only two of the leaders on the list:—Ayman al-Zawahri, bin Laden's designator successor.

    Panetta: U.S. within reach of defeating al-Qaeda

  • Code-sharing involves one or more airlines using their designator codes to process bookings and sell tickets on flights operated by another carrier, a practice that has dramatically proliferated in recent years.

    Airline industry and regulators examine issues around "code sharing"

  • Mr. BUTTITA was not a US Navy SEAL and never received any training remotely associated with any of the taskings given to men who carried the SEAL designator.

    Mr Buttita

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