Definition of Guided missile destroyer
1. Noun. A small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship.
Specialized synonyms: Tin Can, Torpedo-boat Destroyer
Specialized synonyms: Uss Cole
Generic synonyms: Combat Ship, War Vessel, Warship
Derivative terms: Destroy, Destroy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guided Missile Destroyer
Literary usage of Guided missile destroyer
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1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"Designated as CG. guided missile destroyer—(DOD) For mission, see destroyer. This destroyer type is equipped with Standard guided missiles, naval guns, ..."
2. Scenes from an Unfinished War: Low-Intensity Conflict in Korea, 1966-1969 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... nuclear-powered CVA CVS antisubmarine carrier DD destroyer DLG guided missile DD leader DDG guided missile destroyer Sources: Lieutenant D. L Strole, ..."