from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard above captain and below vice admiral.
- noun One who holds this rank.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
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- noun military, nautical a
naval officerbelow the rank of vice admiral, originally in charge of a fleet's rear formation.
- noun slang A
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- noun an admiral junior to a vice admiral
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