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epaulette

[¦ep·ə¦let]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the branched or knobbed processes on the oral arms of many Scyphozoa.
The first haired scale at the base of the costal vein in Diptera.
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The change replaces the former green epaulettes worn on the shoulders as part of NWAS uniform to distinguish roles with the aim to make it easier for ambulance crews to identify a person with more senior clinical skills in the event of a large scale or major incident.
The fantasist also had paramedic epaulettes, a Leeds City Police badge, two criminal identifier spray, a black radio, a black Maglite torch holber, a baton, handcuffs and a prison medical services badge.
Sometime between 1861 and 1865, judge advocates who did wear Union uniforms were authorized epaulettes that distinguished them by the use of the old English letters "JA." (2) The photograph below illustrates epaulettes for a judge advocate captain.
It also approved the description of insignia and accessories of the military uniforms; description of the parade, everyday, and field military epaulettes; and a list of military units covered by the decree.
In his haste to leave, the chief left his uniform hat, insignia and rank epaulettes behind, along with a half-smoked pack of Ukrainian cigarettes.
He was wearing a white shirt bearing an Air France logo and a black jacket with pilot shoulder epaulettes.
Sokolov was resplendent in a division general's dark blue uniform with a red stripe and golden epaulettes.
Finally, officers at the rank of inspector wear two pips on their epaulettes. It's sergeants who wear three stripes.
He was wearing a black hooded jacket or top with epaulettes, a dark baseball cap and sunglasses.
Her uniform, complete with brass buttons, epaulettes and a beret-style hat, was set off with a gold shamrock as she and Prince William handed out service medals to members of the Irish Guards.