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Definitions for Admiralty
ˈæd mər əl tiad·mi·ral·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. admiraltynoun

    the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)

  2. admiraltynoun

    the office of admiral

Wiktionary

  1. admiraltynoun

    The office or jurisdiction of an admiral.

  2. admiraltynoun

    The department or officers having authority over naval affairs generally.

  3. admiraltynoun

    The court which has jurisdiction of maritime questions and offenses.

  4. admiraltynoun

    The system of jurisprudence of admiralty courts.

  5. admiraltynoun

    The building in which the lords of the admiralty, in England, transact business.

  6. Etymology: From amirauté, for an older amiralté, from admiralitas. See admiral

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Admiraltynoun

    The power, or officers, appointed for the administration of naval affairs.

    Etymology: ammiraulté, Fr.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admiraltynoun

    the office or jurisdiction of an admiral

  2. Admiraltynoun

    the department or officers having authority over naval affairs generally

  3. Admiraltynoun

    the court which has jurisdiction of maritime questions and offenses

  4. Admiraltynoun

    the system of jurisprudence of admiralty courts

  5. Admiraltynoun

    the building in which the lords of the admiralty, in England, transact business

  6. Etymology: [F. amiraut, for an older amiralt, office of admiral, fr. LL. admiralitas. See Admiral.]

Freebase

  1. Admiralty

    The Admiralty was formerly the authority in the Kingdom of England, and later in the United Kingdom, responsible for the command of the Royal Navy. Originally exercised by a single person, the office of Lord High Admiral was from the 18th century onward almost invariably put "in commission" and exercised by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, who sat on the Board of Admiralty. In 1964, the functions of the Admiralty were transferred to a new Admiralty Board, which is a committee of the tri-service Defence Council of the United Kingdom and part of the Ministry of Defence. The new Admiralty Board meets only twice a year, and the day-to-day running of the Royal Navy is controlled by a Navy Board. It is common for the various authorities now in charge of the Royal Navy to be referred to as simply The Admiralty. The title of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom was vested in the Sovereign from 1964 to 2011. The title was awarded to The Duke of Edinburgh by the Queen on his 90th birthday. There also continues to be a Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom and a Rear-Admiral of the United Kingdom, both of which are honorary offices.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. admiralty

    An office for the administration of naval affairs, presided over by a lord high-admiral, whether the duty be discharged by one person, or by commissioners under the royal patent, who are styled lords, and during our former wars generally consisted of seven. The present constitution of the Board of Admiralty comprises--the first lord, a minister and civilian as to office; four naval lords; one civil lord attending to accounts, &c.; one chief secretary; one second secretary. Two lords and one secretary form a legal Board of Admiralty wherever they may be assembled, under the authority of the board or its chief.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Admiralty in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Admiralty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • Syed Hassan Mashruq
    Syed Hassan Mashruq
    like known its arabic orgine
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