What is another word for warship?

Pronunciation: [wˈɔːʃɪp] (IPA)

Warship is a term used to describe a military vessel designed for combat operations at sea. There are several other synonyms used interchangeably for the word warship, including battleship, cruiser, destroyer, frigate, and submarine. A battleship is a large and heavily armed warship designed for long-range engagement with other ships. A cruiser is a fast and versatile warship designed for both offensive and defensive operations. A destroyer is a maneuverable warship designed for submarine detection and anti-aircraft protection. A frigate is a medium-sized and heavily-armored warship designed for escort and patrol duties. Finally, a submarine is a stealthy warship designed for underwater operations, including reconnaissance, surveillance, and attack missions.

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Usage examples for Warship

He spent three months in England, married, and sailed again in the Gorgon, which was the first warship, unless the Sirius and Supply and the Frenchmen are counted as such, to visit Sydney.
"The Naval Pioneers of Australia"
Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery
In the designing of a cruiser, as of any class of warship, the first step, before which none should be taken, is to decide the primary object to be realized,-what is this ship meant to do?
"Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles"
Alfred T. Mahan
A sprinkling of warcraft, including one British warship, filled the channel they were following.
"A Yankee Flier in Italy"
Rutherford G. Montgomery

Famous quotes with Warship

  • Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • He grounds the warship he walks on.
    John Bracken on Captain Barney Kelly
  • Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired in the final analysis, is a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and not clothed.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.
    Dwight Eisenhower

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