PT boat

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PT boat

 (pē-tē′)
n.
A fast, maneuverable, lightly armed vessel, 60 to 100 feet (18 to 30 meters) in length, used to torpedo enemy shipping.

PT boat

n
(Military) patrol torpedo boat, the former US term for an MTB. Compare MTB

PT boat


n.
a small, fast, lightly armed boat used esp. in World War II for torpedoing enemy shipping.
[1940–45; p(atrol)t(orpedo)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PT boat - a small fast unarmored and lightly armed torpedo boatPT boat - a small fast unarmored and lightly armed torpedo boat; P(atrol) T(orpedo) boat
torpedo boat - small high-speed warship designed for torpedo attacks in coastal waters