Meaning half-mast
What does half-mast mean? Here you find 5 meanings of the word half-mast. You can also add a definition of half-mast yourself

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half-mast


1620s, from half + mast (n.1).
Source: etymonline.com

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half-mast


(n) a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress
Source: beedictionary.com

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half-mast


The position of a flag when lowered halfway down.
Source: usmm.org

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half-mast


The lowered position, half the height of a mast, at which a flag is flown when mourning, especially expressing respect for the dead. (by extension) The lowered position of any thing. (euphemism, [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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half-mast


The position of a flag when lowered halfway down.
Source: officerofthewatch.com

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