destroyer meaning

  • In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.
  • Before World War II, destroyers were light vessels with little endurance for unattended ocean operations; typically a number of destroyers and a single destroyer tender operated together.
  • At the start of the 21st century, destroyers are the heaviest surface combatant ships in general use, with only three nations (the United States, Russia, and Peru) operating the heavier class cruisers,
FR destroyer
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Agent nouns
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      1. fr destroyer
      2. en destroyers
      3. fr destroyers
      4. en destroyer escort
      5. en destroyer leader
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      Meaning of destroyer for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "destroyer" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and an agent noun.
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