: a red and white vertically striped pennant with the fly red used in the International Signal Code primarily for the reply “signal is received and understood”
* * *Naut.one of the flags of the International Code of Signals, a pennant of three red and two white vertical stripes, flown at the dip while a message is being interpreted and close up when it is understood. Also called code flag.
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