reflag(redirected from reflags)
tr.v. re·flagged, re·flag·ging, re·flags
To give a new registered nationality to (a ship or aircraft).
(Nautical Terms) to change the national flag of or change the registered nationality of (a ship, aircraft, etc), for example for military protection, or to avoid certain rules
v.t. -flagged, -flag•ging.
to register (a foreign ship) so that it flies the flag of the registering nation and thereby comes under the latter's protection.