flagman


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flagman

[′flag·mən]
(civil engineering)
A range-pole carrier in a surveying party.
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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.
Chief Charette said a flagman was most recently used in Southbridge, along with a detail officer, last fall.
Citing the State of Mississippi full crew law, they stated that "the head of the train is under the protection of the engineer, a white man; the rear of the train is under the protection of the flagman, a white man, and the whole train is under the protection of a conductor, a white man.
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.
Scottish literature is nothing without its flagman Sir Walter Scott, so the high monument in the city centre is not to be missed.
for a railway engineer and flagman to coordinate stopping construction when trains pass through.
It has 775 rooms and more than 800 members of staff, including a fendersmith (to repair fenders) and a flagman, presumably to raise the flag when the Queen is at home.
Unfortunately the flagman did not see the flag, so he did not signal for a false start.
He was one of the team of local young men who helped Parry Thomas prepare for his record bid by marking out the course and acting as a flagman.
But officials were quick to act and the runners were promptly brought to a halt after spotting the flagman stationed in the middle of the track before the first fence.
When the incident was reported to me, I sent a messenger to tell the boys to look for a flagman on top of the building, who was about to use the flags to signal an important message to them.
Along with two drivers, who were not immediately identified, police arrested the flagman and nine spectators, including five minors.