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Destroyer vs. Cruiser

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Destroyernoun

That which destroys something.

Cruisernoun

One who attends cruises.

Destroyernoun

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

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.

Destroyernoun

One who destroys, ruins, kills, or desolates.

Cruisernoun

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

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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.

Cruisernoun

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

Destroyernoun

a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship

Cruisernoun

(nautical) A miniature aircraft carrier carrying VTOL aircraft.

Destroyernoun

a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to;

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

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.

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Destroyernoun

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

Cruisernoun

(nautical) Any of several yachts designed for cruising.

Destroyernoun

a person or thing that destroys something

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

Cruisernoun

A police patrol vehicle.

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’;

Cruisernoun

One who, or a vessel that, cruises;

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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

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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