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Definition of the noun ensign

What does ensign mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ensigns

  1. a person who holds a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard; below lieutenant junior grade
  2. an emblem flown as a symbol of nationality
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of ensign: national flag
    • more generic words: flag = emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design; allegory / emblem = a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
  3. colors flown by a ship to show its nationality
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: colors / colours = a flag that shows its nationality

Alternative definition of the noun ensign

noun

  1. A badge of office, rank, or power
  2. The lowest grade of commissioned officer in the United States Navy, junior to a lieutenant junior grade.
  3. A flag or banner carried by military units. See standard, color, colour.
  4. [nautical] The principal flag or banner flown by a ship to indicate nationality.
  5. A junior commissioned officer in the 18th and 19th Centuries whose duty was to carry the unit's ensign.
  6. A prominent flag or banner.

Group

Ensign is a hardcore punk band from New Jersey, USA. It was formed in 1995 and signed to Indecision Records in 1996. They signed to the larger label "next door", Dexter Holland's Nitro Records in 1998 and finally came to rest at Blackout Records in 2003 after a brief sortie back to Indecision in 2000.

  • members:
  • genres: Hardcore punk, Punk rock
  • albums: "Direction of Things to Come", "Love the Music, Hate the Kids", "The Price of Progression", "Three Years Two Months Eleven Days", "Cast the First Stone", "Ensign", "Fall from Grace", "For What It's Worth E.P.", "Death by Stereo/Ensign", "Good Riddance / Ensign"
  • official website: www.ensignnj.com

Music

"Ensign": Ensign's self-titled 7" EP was their first release on Orange County, California record label, Indecision Records. It was released in May, 1996 on 7" vinyl only. The production run was limited to 3336 on black vinyl, 330 on grey, 449 on blue and a further 100 on black vinyl with a different cover to coincide with a European tour. This was in line with Indecision Records tradition of putting out releases by new bands on colored and normal vinyl and was carried through to their next release, the Fall from Grace (EP). It was later re-released on CD as part of a retrospective compilation, Three Years Two Months Eleven Days, in April 2000 after the band had left to join Nitro Records in 1998.

Characters

  1. Ensign is a fictional character from the 1998 film Queen Emeraldas.
  2. Ensign is a fictional character from 1995 film Peculiarities of National Hunt.
  3. Ensign is a fictional character from the 1943 film Destination Tokyo.
  4. Ensign is a fictional character from the 2011 film X-Men: First Class.
  5. Ensign is a fictional character in the 2012 film Battleship.
  6. Ensign is a fictional character from the 2000 film U-571.
  7. Ensign is a fictional character from the 2005 film Serenity.
  8. Ensign is a fictional film character.
  9. Ensign is a fictional character from the 2008 film Nim's Island.
  10. Ensign is a fictional character from the 1995 film Crimson Tide.
  11. Ensign is a fictional character from the 2010 film Beneath the Blue.
  12. Ensign is a fictional character from the 1975 film Jaws.
  13. Ensign is a fictional character from the 2012 film Mushrooming.
  14. Ensign is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Ensign Pulver.

Place

Ensign is a city in Gray County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 187.

Miscellanea

  1. Ensign: An ensign is a national flag when used at sea as a country's maritime flag, in vexillology, or a distinguishing token, emblem, or badge, such as a symbol of office in heraldry. The word has also given rise to the military rank of "ensign", a rank of junior officer once responsible for bearing the ensign.
  2. The Ensign of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly shortened to Ensign, is an official periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The magazine was first issued in January 1971 along with the correlated New Era and the Friend, all of which replaced the older church publications Improvement Era, Relief Society Magazine, The Instructor, and the Millennial Star. Unlike some of its predecessors, the Ensign contains no advertisements.

Phrases with Ensign

  1. Ensign Wasps
  2. Ensign Coccids
  3. Lesser Ensign Wasp
  4. blue ensign

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ensign

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Google previewChapman Piloting & Seamanship (2009)

by Charles B. Husick

The United States yacht ensign is the red- and-white striped flag with a foul anchor in the blue canton within a circle of 13 stars. Originally restricted to documented yachts, it is now flown on recreational boats of all types and sizes instead of the ...

Google previewChambers' Encyclopaedia (1874)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

SAINT GEORGE'S ENSIGN is the distinguishing flag of the British navy. It consists of a red cross on a white field, with a union-jack in the dexter chief corner , as shewn in fig. 2 of the article Flag. Under Flag Officer, it is implied that an admiral, ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopædia (1876)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

SAINT GEORGE'S ENSIGN is the distinguishing flag of the British navy. It consists of a red cross on a white field, with a union-jack in the dexter chief corner , as shewn in fig. 2 of the article FLAG. Under FLAG OFFICER, it is implied that an ...

Google previewA Journal of Two Successive tours (1820)

* Petrarch calls Sienna, whose ensign is the wolf ...

Google previewSome observations made in travelling through France, Italy, &c (1730)

in the years 1720, 1721, and 1722 by Edward Wright, Edward Wright (Esq.)

Among the rest there arc represented two Lions fair and fat, plac'd in the Water; two others, lean and meagre, upon dry Land; to denote that the Venetians ( whose Ensign is the Lion), while they employ themselves at Sea, will be rich and ...

Google previewGuppy Pilot (2011)

by Roger Smith

An ensign is a baby in diapers, whereas a jaygee is out for the team. We had a “ wetting down” party at the “O” Club. Then we went back to flying. FCLP was accomplished at the Naval Auxiliary Air Station at Charlestown on the south coast of ...

Google previewNow You Know, Volume 4 (2006)

The Book of Answers by Doug Lennox

An ensign is a national flag displayed on ships and aircraft, while an insignia is a badge or emblem indicating rank, ...

Google previewNow You Know (2006)

The Book of Answers by Doug Lennox

An ensign is a national flag displayed on ships and aircraft, while an insignia is a badge or emblem indicating rank, unit membership, or nationality. A flag is a cloth ...

Google previewVico: The First New Science (2002)

by Gianbattista Vico, Leon Pompa

Such an ensign is that of the royal house of Spain, after it passed to the house of Austria from the dukes of Burgundy. This is adorned with at least two crests of dragons belching forth fire, which must be two supporters [on the emblem] of the ...

Google previewRwanda (2010)

History and Hope by Margee M. Ensign, William E. Bertrand

Ensign is the Dean of the School of International Studies SIS), and Associate Provost for International Initiatives at the University of the Pacific that has campuses in San Francisco (Dugoni School of Dentistry), ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1906)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

BOLIVIA, Ensign. GREAT BRITAIN, union Jack. GREAT BRITAIN, MAN-of-war. A: OF ALL |||ONS UNITED STATES, cHINA, iMPERIAL STANDARD. CHINA, MERCHANT. Coch!N-cHINA, MERCHANT ED STATES, Ensign. UNITED STATES ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Argentine Republic (Ensign), Austria (Merchant), Belgium (Royal Standard), Bolivia, Brazil, Burma (Merchant), Chile, China (Ensign), Colombia (Merchant), Cuba, Denmark (Merchant, Royal Standard), Ecuador, Egypt, Khedive of, France, ...

Google previewThe Star Trek Encyclopedia (2011)

by Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, Debbie Mirek

GUEST CAST: Rosalind Chao as O'Brien, Keiko; John Vickery as Hagen, Andrus; Duke Moosekian as Gillespie, Chief; Craig Hurley as Peeples, Ensign; Brian Tochi as Lin, Ensign Peter; Lanei Chapman as Rager, Ensign; Colm Meaney as ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

China (Ensign), Colombia (Merchant), Cuba, Denmark (Merchant, Royal StandardiEcuador, Egypt, thdive of, France, Germany (Ensign, Imperial Standard, National and Merchant), (in-5n Britain (Rod Ensign, Royal Standard, Union Jack, White ...

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For America's economic future to remain prosperous, we must encourage pro-growth policies so that we continue to be the leader in innovation and entrepreneurship. (John Ensign)
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Scrabble value of E1N1S1I1G2N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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