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flag day Explained

Flag Day at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

June 14th, a day in the US when people fly the US flag, remembering the day in 1777 when the Stars and Stripes (=US flag) was officially accepted and first used//

flag day at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 (BrE) a day when money is collected in public places for a charity, and people who give money receive a small paper STICKER
2 (Flag Day) 14 June, the anniversary of the day in 1777 when the Stars and Stripes became the national flag of the United States

flag day at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:

flag day

A software change that is neither forward- nor
backward-compatible, and which is costly to make and costly to
reverse. E.g. "Can we install that without causing a flag day
for all users?"

This term has nothing to do with the use of the word {flag} to
mean a variable that has two values. It came into use when a
massive change was made to the {Multics} {time-sharing} system
to convert from the old {ASCII} code to the new one; this was
scheduled for Flag Day (a US holiday), June 14, 1966.

See also {backward combatability}, {lock-in}.

[{Jargon File}]


Flag Day at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Flag Day
n : commemorating the adoption of the U.S. flag in 1777 [syn: {June

flag day at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Flag Day


Inter: wikipedi » a


Inter: en-noun » head=flag day
  • Inter: British » Ireland A day on which a registered charity raises money, usually by selling small lapel flags.
    1. Inter: softwar » e A day designated for changing to an incompatible system.
    2. Inter: softwar » e A change which is neither forward nor backward compatible.


      Inter: trans-top » officially designated day

  • Swedish: allmän flaggdag {{c}}

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * [ New Hacker's Dictionary entry for Flag Day]


    * Glyfada
    Translation: fi » flag day
    Translation: ta » flag day
    Translation: zh » flag day

    Flag Day at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » flag day


    Proper noun

    Inter: wikipedi » a
    Inter: en-proper noun » head=Flag Day
  • A day commemorating the adoption of a national flag.
    1. Inter: Australi » a September 3, for the first flying of the Australian flag in 1901, Australian National Flag Day.
    2. Inter: Canad » a February 15, for the inauguration of the Canadian flag in 1965, National Flag of Canada Day.
    3. Inter: U » S June 14, for the adoption of the US flag in 1777.


      * Glyfada

    Category: Category:en:Calendar terms -
    Translation: et » Flag Day