Definition of Aircraft carrier

1. Noun. A large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings.

Exact synonyms: Attack Aircraft Carrier, Carrier, Flattop
Terms within: Arrester, Arrester Hook, Flight Deck, Landing Deck
Generic synonyms: Combat Ship, War Vessel, Warship
Derivative terms: Carry



Definition of Aircraft carrier

1. Noun. A warship with a deck on which airplanes can be launched and landed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aircraft Carrier

airbuses
airbusses
aircar
aircars
aircheck
airchecks
aircoach
aircoaches
airconditioned
airconditioner
airconditioners
airconditioning
aircraft
aircraft attitude
aircraft attitudes
aircraft carrier (current term)
aircraft carriers
aircraft engine
aircraft engines
aircraft landing
aircraftlike
aircraftman
aircraftmen
aircrafts
aircraftsman
aircraftsmen
aircraftswoman
aircraftswomen
aircraftwoman
aircraftwomen

Literary usage of Aircraft carrier

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

1. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"The aircraft carrier is the centerpiece of the US Navy. The Administration's defense plans call for a fleet of 12 carriers—11 active ships plus one, ..."

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