Definition of aircraft carrier in English:

aircraft carrier

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  • A large warship with a deck from which aircraft can take off and land.
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    • 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.

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