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yellow flag

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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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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.
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.
The red and yellow flags indicate the safest areas to swim and lifeguards keep watch over this area.
The triple champion insisted the German had set a dangerous precedent when he was not punished for speeding past waved emergency yellow flags to grab pole.
World championship leader Nico Rosberg seized pole position in a rain-delayed, stop-start qualifying session for Sunday's Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix after team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton was hindered by yellow flags.
Yellow flags are indicators of psychological factors that can influence health (2).
Reports showed YPG fighters waving yellow flags throughout the city, opposition media uploaded this video on Monday of FSA units raising their flag inside the city, too.
For nearly an hour, they waved yellow flags in their PE attire of white Tshirts and jogging pants of blue, yellow and red.
The first were allegations that Bianchi failed to slow down when double yellow flags were raised following the accident of Adrian Sutil.
On Tuesday, Marussia noticed a number of media reports that suggested Bianchi did not slow down under double-waved yellow flags shown after Adrian Sutil had spun off in the wet conditions at Suzuka.
Marussia were responding to a number of media reports that suggested Bianchi did not slow down under double-waved yellow flags shown after Adrian Sutil had spun off in the wet conditions at Suzuka.