lowered the flag to half-mast

lowered the flag to half-mast
lowered the flag to the midpoint of the flagpole (to commemorate a sad event)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • raise a flag from half-mast — put up a flag that had been lowered half way down the pole …   English contemporary dictionary

  • half-mast — [haf′mast′] n. the position of a flag lowered about halfway down a mast, staff, etc., esp. as a sign of mourning vt. to fly (a flag) at half mast …   English World dictionary

  • half mast — noun The position of a flag partly lowered, in respect for the dead or in signal of distress • • • Main Entry: ↑half * * * ˌhalf ˈmast [half mast] noun Idiom: ↑at half mast …   Useful english dictionary

  • the flag was lowered to half-mast — flag was lowered half way down the flag pole, lowering of a flag as a symbol of mourning or commemoration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • half-mast — noun at half mast a flag that is at half mast has been lowered to the middle of a pole, often in order to show respect for someone who has died …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ˌhalf-ˈmast — noun at half mast a flag that is at half mast has been lowered to the middle of a pole in order to show respect for someone who has died[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • half-mast — noun The lowered position, half the height of a mast, at which a flag is flown when expressing respect for the dead …   Wiktionary

  • half-mast — noun a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress • Syn: ↑half staff • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑place …   Useful english dictionary

  • at half-mast — phrase a flag that is at half mast has been lowered to the middle of a pole, often in order to show respect for someone who has died Thesaurus: flagshyponym Main entry: half mast …   Useful english dictionary

  • at half-mast — a flag that is at half mast has been lowered to the middle of a pole, often in order to show respect for someone who has died …   English dictionary


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