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flagman

[′flag·mən]
(civil engineering)
A range-pole carrier in a surveying party.
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'The three of us were attached to Elite Construction Company, and I was a flagman controlling traffic and inspecting the ground the excavator was working.
"Climbing back into the cab...he switched on the lamp and saw the "flagman" in the beam.
You allow for an element of: 'Oh, well, the flagman told me to go' - and I think our big challenge is making individuals understand that they are responsible and accountable for their own actions."
Say Grace is a collection of rough-hewn jewels honoring the people Sam Baker calls "everyday heroes." There is the flagman on "Road Crew," another guy "wrestling a pipe in a ditch," the lonely woman in the "terrycloth bathrobe with a tear." Their portraits are set in a sparse frame of guitars, piano, violin, and Baker's earnest croak of a voice, and they are all holy.
Mandela was a flagman and an inspiration for millions of people who lived their lives under captivity of racism, poverty and inequality.
Framingham flagman company Mass Traffic Controls did not return phone calls seeking comment.
(83) There was no possibility of an African American trainmen becoming a conductor, baggageman, or flagman. An African American trainman who called on his seniority to encroach on the man at the rear end knew "full well" that he could not "invoke the rule on his behalf against the white man" for fear of a violent response.
Secondly, Alonzo Sargent, the engineer of the empty troop train, didn't see the red warning lights ahead or the flagman frantically trying to get his attention.
The Bulgarian tourist industry must be a flagman of local winemaking, according to Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev.
* A second man claims to have aided Flagmanthe guy who to much applause yanked the Israeli flag off the embassy in Cairobut Flagman denies it.
Ahmad al-Shahat quickly shot to instant fame on Twitter under the name "Flagman", while newspapers and one would-be Egyptian leader feted him as a hero.
Video images of Shahat clambering up the building swept the Internet and set off a flurry of "Flagman" postings on social network Twitter.