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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.
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.
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.
Then with just three laps to go, a GT car crashed - meaning the race finished under yellow flags with no overtaking allowed.
NICO ROSBERG has been allowed to keep his British Grand Prix victory after the Mercedes driver was reprimanded by the stewards for failing to slow for yellow flags during yesterday's race.
Come the start of lap four, and with yellow flags in place following an accident involving the second Williams of Pastor Maldonado, video shows Vettel passing Vergne on the straight between turns three and four.
Flags, by German artist Hans Peter Kuhn, features 140 red and yellow flags, on the Co Antrim landscape that stretches the length of the bay of Port Noffer.
In a race full of yellow flags, Hameli secured the second spot.
We are hoping good weather brings both local people and tourists to the area to enjoy the coastline and would advise all visitors to seek out the lifeguards for information and to swim between the red and yellow flags.