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Destroyer vs. Battleship

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Destroyernoun

That which destroys something.

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.

Destroyernoun

(military) A small, fast warship with light armament, smaller than a cruiser, but bigger than a frigate.

Battleshipnoun

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

Destroyernoun

One who destroys, ruins, kills, or desolates.

Battleshipnoun

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

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Destroyernoun

a small fast warship used primarily as an escort to larger vessels and typically armed with a combination of 5-inch guns, torpedos, depth charges, and missiles; formerly identical to the Torpedo-boat destroyer.

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.

Destroyernoun

a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship

Battleshipnoun

large and heavily armoured warship

Destroyernoun

a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to;

‘a destroyer of the environment’; ‘jealousy was his undoer’; ‘uprooters of gravestones’;

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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Destroyernoun

a small, fast warship, especially one equipped for a defensive role against submarines and aircraft.

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.

Destroyernoun

a person or thing that destroys something

‘CFCs are the chief destroyers of the ozone layer’;

Destroyer

In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable, long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against powerful short range attackers. They were originally developed in the late 19th century by Fernando Villaamil for the Spanish Navy as a defense against torpedo boats, and by the time of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904, these (TBDs) were .

‘torpedo boat destroyers’; ‘large, swift, and powerfully armed torpedo boats designed to destroy other torpedo boats’;

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