Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A flat-bottomed vessel developed during World War II to land troops and cargo on open beaches and sometimes used as a weapons platform and hospital ship.

Etymologies

l(anding) s(hip) t(ank).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • LST + = 1 iniread, NAM, \% A_WorkingDir\% / members. ini, members, \% LST\%

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  • All vessels with the designation LST [Landing Ship, Tank] during their entire tour [WWII ships converted to transport supplies on rivers and serve as barracks for brown water Mobile Riverine Forces]

    Salem-News.com

  • This particular LST was originally known as LST-325 during the Second World War, USNS LST-325 during its arctic operations in the 1950's, and later L-144 (A/G Syros) while it was in the service of the Greek Navy.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The Landing Ship Tank 325, known as LST 325, made more than 30 trips across the English Channel between Britain and France during and after the invasion of Normandy.

    courierpress.com Stories

  • - How to greet in Shona (the language spoken in Zimbabwe) - To use the LST Manual

    Happy Memorial Day « Lntaylor’s Weblog

  • We felt at that time that the LST images would be scientifically revolutionary, and I think we were right.

    President's Science Advisor Talks About NASA - NASA Watch

  • Our #1 concern at that time was that there were no telescopes on the ground able to take a spectrum of the distant galaxies that the LST would photograph.

    President's Science Advisor Talks About NASA - NASA Watch

  • Private Norman Mertz, 1stMarines, and his buddies played cards below deck of an LST.

    First Ones In

  • He spent much of the war as a junior officer on an LST, for " Landing Ship, Tank, " which delivered tanks, mat é riel and battle-ready troops to the beaches at Normandy.

    Blue-Blood Beginnings

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