Definition of aircraft carrier in English:

Share this entry

aircraft carrier

Pronunciation:

noun

A large warship with a deck from which aircraft can take off and land.
Example sentences
  • But within a year the aircraft was involved in an accident while landing on the aircraft carrier, HMS Ocean.
  • This will allow Portsmouth Naval Base to handle the new generation of warships, particularly the future aircraft carrier.
  • Yamamoto saw the aircraft carrier as supporting the battleship rather than the other way round.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.