Rank

Rank refers to the relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level etc. of a person or object, including:

Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article rank.
  • Rank (chess), a row of the chessboard
  • Rank of pipes in a pipe organ
  • Taxicab stand or taxi rank, a designated area for taxi-cabs to queue up whilst waiting for passengers
  • Rank (formation) Military term for a line of soldiers
  • Rank of a playing card, typically one of { ace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, jack, queen, king }
  • A level within a ranking
  • A level within a taxonomic hierarchy
    • Taxonomic rank in biology (species, genus, family, etc.)

Read more about Rank:  An Achieved Level of Performance or Credential, Position Within A Command Hierarchy Requiring Obedience, Mathematics, People Named Rank, Places, Others

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... Imperial Force during World War I, the rank of brigadier general was always temporary and held only while the officer was posted to a particular task, typically the ... When posted elsewhere, the rank would be relinquished and the former rank resumed ... Brigadier general was also used as an honorary rank on retirement ...
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... Brigadier ( /brɪɡəˈdɪər/) is a senior military rank, the meaning of which is somewhat different in different military services ... The brigadier rank is generally superior to the rank of colonel, and subordinate to major general ... Many countries use the rank brigadier general rather than brigadier, and prior to the 1920s, so did members of the Commonwealth ...
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... the Italian Carabiniers and Guardia di Finanza, the ranks of vice-brigadier (vice brigadiere), brigadier (brigadiere), and chief brigadier (brigadiere capo) correspond ... The rank of brigade general (generale di brigata) is used throughout the armed forces as the most junior general rank, and corresponds to the British rank title of brigadier ...
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