First-lieutenant meaning

A commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, and Marines that is above second lieutenant and below captain.
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One who holds this rank.
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A lieutenant in the US Navy or Coast Guard, responsible for maintaining the ship's exterior and for management of the ship's deck.
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An officer ranking above a second lieutenant and below a captain.
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The officer in charge of maintenance of a ship or shore station.
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The second lowest rank of a commissioned officer in the United States Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps, ranking above a second lieutenant and below a captain. The rank of first lieutenant is equivalent to the naval rank of lieutenant junior grade.
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An equivalent rank in other military forces.
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