[ US /ˈbætəɫˌʃɪp/ ]
[ UK /bˈætə‍lʃˌɪp/ ]
  1. large and heavily armoured warship
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How To Use battleship In A Sentence

  • It proved necessary to row ashore in a small dinghy, plunging through the hot spray past a Turkish battleship that had been moored for so long that the coral had grown up around it, immobilising it forever.
  • Nick managed to move his battered body quickly enough to launch his own counter-blast, successfully stalemating the battleship's beam.
  • Certainly not establishing any huge steps forward for the aeronautical field, the specification called for a robust aircraft that could operate from the catapults being carried by the battleships and cruisers of the day.
  • Fuel and tankers became so scarce in the spring of 1942 that oil was scavenged from the unsalvageable battleships still resting on the bottom of Battleship Row.
  • A situation might call for an Arclite barrage from a division of siege tanks or a deadly battleship salvo of a targeted area.
  • Compared to the size of the vessels in the enemy armada, these battleships were mere toys.
  • Rockets of early manufacture are painted battleship gray or dark green; later rockets are olive drab.
  • But only a nation so absurdly rich could have built two hundred battleships, carriers and cruisers in the war years, as well as a thousand smaller ships. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445
  • He could see a massive row of cruisers and destroyers, accompanied by a single battleship.
  • These weren't frigates, cruisers, carriers or even battleships.
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