dreadnought

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[ US /ˈdɹɛdˌnɔt/ ]
[ UK /dɹˈɛdnɔːt/ ]
NOUN
  1. battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber
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How To Use dreadnought In A Sentence

  • John Fisher was astute enough to support most technical developments - such as submarines and the dreadnoughts - and his impact on naval policy on World War One cannot be disputed.
  • Instead, for political reasons, he got dreadnoughts - which were then stationed near home.
  • Admiral Carden was given the new superdreadnought Queen Elizabeth with eight 15-inch guns, the battle cruiser Inflexible with eight 12-inch guns, and twelve British and four French predreadnought battleships carrying a total of fifty-six 12-inch and eight 10-inch guns. Castles of Steel
  • As far as styling goes Lakewood are obviously borrowing heavily from the Martin heritage, since in outline these are millimetre-perfect dreadnought copies.
  • The ex-Darlington dreadnought returned against Forest Green Rovers but did not train for much of last week after aggravating the injury.
  • There is the 1: 250 scale Lightship Ambrose, HMS Dreadnought, Admirable class minesweeper-subchaser and the old V108 Torpedo boat. Digital Navy | Papercraft Paradise | PaperCrafts | Paper Models | Card Models
  • Even in an age of outsize literary biographies, Irvin Ehrenpreis's life of Jonathan Swift counts as a superdreadnought. Animated Paradox
  • Nevertheless, for the moment, Fisher had won: the superdreadnought sailed for Malta and home and all thought of another naval offensive at the Dardanelles was suspended. Castles of Steel
  • (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), p. 277 (“technological revolution”); Marder, Dreadnought to Scapa Flow, vol. 1, pp. 71, vii, 139 (“pensions”); Williamson, Politics of Grand Strategy, pp. The Prize
  • With the databases obtained from the alien refugees, they incoming ships were identified as Dreadnoughts, which are obsolescent capital cruisers.
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