battleship

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bat·tle·ship

 (băt′l-shĭp′)
n.
Any of a class of very large warships, heavily armored and armed with numerous large-caliber guns. Also called battlewagon.

[Short for line-of-battle ship.]

battleship

(ˈbætəlˌʃɪp) or

battlewagon

n
1. (Military) a heavily armoured warship of the largest type having many large-calibre guns
2. (Military) (formerly) a warship of sufficient size and armament to take her place in the line of battle; ship of the line

bat•tle•ship

(ˈbæt lˌʃɪp)

n.
any of a class of warships that are heavily armored and are equipped with powerful armaments.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.battleship - large and heavily armoured warshipbattleship - large and heavily armoured warship  
dreadnaught, dreadnought - battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber
pocket battleship - a small battleship built to conform with treaty limitations on tonnage and armament (from 1925 to 1930)
combat ship, war vessel, warship - a government ship that is available for waging war

battleship

noun warship, gunboat, man-of-war, ship of the line, capital ship the rumble of a great battleship going down the slipway
Translations
بارِجَ، سَفينَه حَرْبيَّهسَفِينَة حَرْبِيَّة
bitevní loď
krigsskibslagskib
sotalaivataistelulaiva
ratni brod
csatahajó
orrustuskip
戦艦
전함
bojová loď
slagskepp
เรือรบ
chiến hạm

battleship

[ˈbætlʃɪp] N
1. (Mil) → acorazado m
2. battleships (= game) → los barquitos (juego)

battleship

[ˈbætəlʃɪp] ncuirassé m

battleship

[ˈbætlˌʃɪp] nnave f da guerra

battle

(ˈbӕtl) noun
a fight between opposing armies or individuals. the last battle of the war.
verb
to fight.
ˈbattlefield noun
the place where a battle is, or was, fought. dead bodies covered the battlefield.
ˈbattleship noun
a heavily armed and armoured warship.

battleship

سَفِينَة حَرْبِيَّة bitevní loď slagskib Kriegsschiff θωρηκτό acorazado sotalaiva cuirassé ratni brod corazzata 戦艦 전함 slagschip slagskip okręt wojenny couraçado линкор slagskepp เรือรบ muharebe zırhlısı chiến hạm 战舰
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