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Cruiser vs. Battleship

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Cruisernoun

One who attends cruises.

Battleshipnoun

(military) Large capital warship displacing tens of thousands of tons, heavily armoured and armed with big guns. Battleships are now obsolescent, replaced by smaller vessels with guided missiles. Types: dreadnought, pre-dreadnought.

Cruisernoun

(cycling) A kind of bicycle that usually combines balloon tires, an upright seating posture, a single-speed drivetrain, and straightforward steel construction with expressive styling.

Battleshipnoun

Non-functional rocket stage, used for configuration and integration tests.

Cruisernoun

A frigate or other vessel, detached from the fleet, to cruise independently in search of the enemy or its merchant ships.

Battleshipnoun

A guessing game played on grid paper, see Battleship (game)

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Cruisernoun

(nautical) A class of fast warships of medium tonnage, having a long cruising range but less armour and firepower than a battleship.

Battleship

An armor-plated warship built of steel and heavily armed, generally having over ten thousand tons displacement, and intended to be fit to combat the heaviest enemy ships in line of battle; the most heavily armed and armored class of warship at any given time.

Cruisernoun

(nautical) A miniature aircraft carrier carrying VTOL aircraft.

Battleshipnoun

large and heavily armoured warship

Cruisernoun

(nautical) A passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are considered an essential part of the experience; also cruise ship.

Battleshipnoun

a heavy warship of a type built chiefly in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with extensive armour protection and large-calibre guns.

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Cruisernoun

(nautical) Any of several yachts designed for cruising.

Battleship

A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns, which dominated naval warfare in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The term battleship came into use in the late 1880s to describe a type of ironclad warship, now referred to by historians as pre-dreadnought battleships.

Cruisernoun

A police patrol vehicle.

Cruisernoun

One who, or a vessel that, cruises;

Cruisernoun

a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters

Cruisernoun

a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer

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Cruisernoun

a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board

Cruiser

A cruiser is a type of warship. Modern cruisers are generally the largest ships in a fleet after aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships, and can usually perform several roles.

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