A) Canton: Blue field, white stars. Also known as Field or Jack.
B) Heading: Heavy fabric used to secure flag to the halyard line, usually made of durable cotton or synthetic canvas.

C) Grommet: Brass ring or eyelet (normally in the heading) for mounting outdoor flags.

D) Truck: The device at the top of an outdoor pole that houses the pulley wheel.

E) Finial: A decorative top for a flag pole, often an eagle, spear or ball.

F) Snap Hooks: Hardware made of either brass or molded nylon to attach the flag to the halyard line.

G) Cleat: the device used to secure the bottom of the flagpole halyard.

H) Halyard: Rope used to raise the flag; can be external and tied to a cleat, or internal.

I) Flash Collar: The cover for the base of the pole, used for cosmetic and protective purposes.

J) Foundation Tube: Cylinder tube used as a form for the concrete base of an in-ground flag pole.

Hoist End: The part of the flag that attaches to the halyard.

Roped Heading: A flag where the hoisted end is reinforced with a rope throughout the heading.

Fly End: The end of the flag that “flies” in the breeze, also the part of the flag that endures the most stress.

SST: A type of heading that uses the base fabric of the flag to construct a sleeve that usually slides over a pole, with a tab to attach near the top.

Fabric Sleeve: A type of heading that adds a piece of fabric to an existing flag to construct a sleeve that usually slides over a pole, with a tab to attach near the top.

Pole Hem: The same heading as fabric sleeve but with a fabric lining.

Outrigger: A flagpole mounted on a building at an angle other than vertical.

Crown™: A flag with pole hem and fringe for indoor display and parade use.