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fleet1

Saltos de línea: fleet
Pronunciación: /fliːt
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A group of ships sailing together, engaged in the same activity, or under the same ownership: the small port supports a fishing fleet a fleet of battleships
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    • The Big Ship, Reynard, was the largest in the fleet of appropriated sailing ships that Claw's organization was running.
    • Where it once had a fleet of 15 ships, it now has three, with another ship being reactivated later this year.
    • It seems that in 1678 the French planned to attack the Dutch with a fleet of 20 ships.
  • 1.1 (the fleet) A country’s navy: the US fleet
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    • The comte de Rochambeau had already begun planning for a siege at Yorktown when he requested assistance from the commander of the French fleet in the Caribbean.
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  • 1.2A number of vehicles or aircraft operating together or under the same ownership: a fleet of ambulances took the injured to hospital
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    • We operate a fleet of six aircraft; one of which is used as a dedicated stand-by aircraft.
    • The airline now operates with a fleet of 367 aircraft, 6 fewer than last year.
    • The US operates a fleet of more than 15,000 aircraft, including 20 stealth bombers in service.

Origen

Old English flēot 'ship, shipping', from flēotan 'float, swim' (see fleet4).

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Pronunciación: ˈmeɪlstrəm
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Hay 5 definiciones de fleet en inglés:

fleet2

Saltos de línea: fleet
Pronunciación: /fliːt
 
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adjetivo

chiefly • literary
  • Fast and nimble in movement: a man of advancing years, but fleet of foot

Derivativos

fleetly

adverbio
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  • Rachel Peppin dances fleetly as the teenage Clara, eager and charming.
  • She fleetly flitted down the paved walkway to the large iron gates that guarded the mansion, and removed her hood so she could see the key-pad better.

fleetness

sustantivo
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  • Their combination and their fleetness of action was impressive.
  • That leaves you plenty of time to apply your freshly honed agility and fleetness to any adventurous pursuit.
  • He was noted at school for his fleetness of foot and it was said that he could outrun any of those fleet and nimble flock.

Origen

early 16th century: probably from Old Norse fljótr, of Germanic origin and related to fleet4.

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fleet3

Saltos de línea: fleet
Pronunciación: /fliːt
 
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sustantivo

  • 1 dialect A marshland creek, channel, or ditch.
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    • Sam explained that the 3,000 acres of the Nature Reserve is the largest in the English lowlands, the main area being grazing marsh divided by a network of ditches and fleets.
    • The ditches, dikes and reed-edged fleets that crisscross the grazing marshes here are rich in invertebrates, including the scarce emerald damselfly.
  • 2 (the Fleet) A stream, now wholly underground, running into the Thames east of Fleet Street.
  • 2.1 historical A prison that stood near the Fleet.

Origen

Old English flēot, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vliet, also to fleet4.

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fleet4

Saltos de línea: fleet
Pronunciación: /fliːt
 
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verbo

[no object] literary
  • 1Move or pass quickly: a variety of expressions fleeted across his face
  • 1.1 [with object] Pass (time) rapidly: we fleeted the time carelessly
  • 1.2Fade away; be transitory: the cares of boyhood fleet away

Origen

Old English flēotan 'float, swim', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vlieten and German fliessen, also to flit and float.

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fleet5

Saltos de línea: fleet
Pronunciación: /fliːt
 
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dialect

adjetivo

  • (Of water) shallow.

adverbio

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  • At or to a small depth.

Origen

early 17th century: perhaps based on an Old English cognate of Dutch vloot 'shallow' and related to fleet4.

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