Definition of Naval

1. Adjective. Connected with or belonging to or used in a navy. "Naval vessels"

Partainyms: Navy
Derivative terms: Navy

Definition of Naval

1. a. Having to do with shipping; of or pertaining to ships or a navy; consisting of ships; as, naval forces, successes, stores, etc.

Definition of Naval

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a navy. ¹

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Definition of Naval

1. pertaining to ships [adj] : NAVALLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naval

naval (current term)
naval academy
naval architect
naval architects
naval attache
naval battle
naval blockade
naval campaign
naval chart
naval commander
naval division
naval engineer
naval engineering
naval equipment

Literary usage of Naval

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"See Navy yards and naval stations naval training cruise Calculations for ... Sei Am S 81:182-3 Mr 18 '16 Privately owned naval scout, il plan Sei Am 115:. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"See Sailors naval officers Heredity of the naval officer. ... Spec 119:517-18 N 10 '17 naval power. See Sea power naval prisons naval prisons and ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"He was desired by Lord Mulgrave to prepare the materials for a defence of the naval administration before parliament in 1810, and with three months' labour ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Russo-Japanese naval engagements proved that vessels with a few very large guns, ... In a few years, however, a profound change took place in naval ..."

5. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"The steam navy of the US: a history of the growth of steam vessels of war in the US Navy and of the naval Engineers Corps. 1896. $5. Warren & Co. Bigelow. ..."

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