yellow flag


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yellow flag

n
1. (Nautical Terms) another name for quarantine flag
2. (Plants) See flag31
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Noun1.yellow flag - common yellow-flowered iris of Europe and North Africa, naturalized in United States and often cultivatedyellow flag - common yellow-flowered iris of Europe and North Africa, naturalized in United States and often cultivated
fleur-de-lis, iris, sword lily, flag - plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
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From the center booth hung the yellow flag of Tepus, the famous bow bearer of the King; next to it, on one hand, was the blue flag of Gilbert of the White Hand, and on the other the blood-red pennant of stout young Clifton of Buckinghamshire.
At this Will Scarlet bit his lip, but said no word, while the crowd shouted and waved yellow flags for very joy that the King's man had overcome the outlaw.
The Hirschwald is a little open wood of silver birches and springy turf starred with flowers, and there is a tiny stream meandering amiably about it and decking itself in June with yellow flags. I have dreams of having a little cottage built there, with the daisies up to the door, and no path of any sort-- just big enough to hold myself and one baby inside and a purple clematis outside.
Al Qemzi then secured his third successive pole position in qualifying and went on to claim his second Grand Prix victory of the season, shrugging off a yellow flag re-start to win by almost four seconds from Sweden's Ola Pettersson.
"After the yellow flag my adrenalin was flowing as the pressure was back on me, especially as this was a very short circuit," said Al Qemzi.
In what looked to be a processional race, which ended with a couple of yellow flag incidents and debris on the narrow track, the young BWT Lechner Racing Team driver began the race in 11th, slipped to 12th on the opening lap, and then held his composure through two-race stoppages to finish in the top-ten.
In F1, when an incident occurs a yellow flag is waved to make the drivers aware.
The pair smiled as the black, grey and yellow flag of the Invictus Games was hoisted on the Sydney landmark on the eve of the international paralympic event, which runs until October 27.
In race one Holmfirth driver Caygill took the opening stint and despite contact, which resulted in a spin, and also a penalty linked to a yellow flag infringement - a legacy of radio communication troubles - he and Taylor-Smith finished seventh in Silver, 15th position overall.
The first race at the venue in 30 years started as planned, but a heavy crash involving American Brent Dillard brought out the yellow flag almost immediately and drivers admitted that there was a severe wind chop on the course.
It will then support moisture-loving plants such as hostas, astilbe, primulas, Caltha, ligularia and yellow flag irises.
After the play, he took the yellow flag on the field and threw it into the MetLife Stadium crowd.