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See also: battle ship
battleship (plural battleships)
- (military) Large capital warship displacing tens of thousands of tons, heavily armoured and armed with big guns. Battleships are now obsolescent, replaced by smaller vessels with guided missiles. Types: dreadnought, pre-dreadnought.
- Non-functional rocket stage, used for configuration and integration tests.
- A guessing game played on grid paper, see Battleship (game)
Terms derived from battleship
non-functional rocket stage
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- “battleship”, in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.