Corvette

A corvette (sometimes corvet) is a small, maneuverable, lightly armed warship, originally smaller than a frigate (2,000+ tons) and larger than a coastal patrol craft or fast attack craft (500 tons or less), although many recent designs are approaching the size of smaller frigates (3,000 tons). During the Age of Sail, corvettes were smaller than fr...
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Corvette

• (n.) A war vessel, ranking next below a frigate, and having usually only one tier of guns; -- called in the United States navy a sloop of war.
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Corvette

(from the article `materials science`) ...have been made in replacing metals with composites, it appears that technologists have been making the right choices. The introduction of ...
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corvette

noun a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer
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Corvette

[pinball] Corvette is a pinball machine produced by Midway (released under the Bally name). It is based on the sports car line of the same name. ...
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Corvette

[video game] Corvette is a racing video game in which players race in cars from the 1950s and unlock cars in career mode to race cars from 1953 to 2003. Players can customize cars to fit their driving style. The game features traffic and policemen. The tracks come from Chicago and go to L.A. ==Racing format== The racing format for this game...
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corvette

corvette, small warship, classed between a frigate and a sloop-of-war. Corvettes usually were flush-decked and carried fewer than 28 guns. They were widely employed in escorting convoys and attacking merchant ships during the great naval wars of the late 18th and early 19th cent., but corvettes pass...
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corvette

highly manoeuvrable armed escort ship
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Corvette

Originally a corvette was a vessel of war, ship-rigged, having a flush deck, with no quarter-deck and only one tier of guns; but the term had been superseded by the term cruiser by about 1900. In the British navy there was a class of corvettes built of iron or steel, swift vessels, propelled by steam as well as by a large spread of canvas, and carr...
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corvette

small, fast naval vessel ranking in size below a frigate. In the 18th and 19th centuries, corvettes were three-masted ships with square rigging ... [3 related articles]
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corvette

Small-armed vessel, such as those escorting convoys in World War II. The term, now obsolete, was revived from sailing days. ...
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Corvette

Twin-rear-engine small business jet [FR]
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corvette

[n] - a highly maneuverable escort warship
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