from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large naval vessel designed as a mobile air base, having a long flat deck on which aircraft can take off and land at sea.
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- n. A warship with a deck on which airplanes can be launched and landed.
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- n. a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
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As a result of the conference the next day, Cross thumbed a ride in a Gladiator and was flown out to the aircraft carrier Glorious, where he proposed to her captain, G. d'Oyly-Hughes, D.S.O.,
This action took place in September of 1942, when a still larger convoy of twenty-nine ships was accompanied by an aircraft carrier and a number of c.a.m. ships.
The commanding officer of the Kyokuto Maru placed aboard the aircraft carrier HIMJS Kaga, see Communication Summary for October 27, 1941, loc. cit.
He had twenty-seven destroyers and the small aircraft carrier Engadine carrying three seaplanes: fifty ships in all.
Next to the USS Forrestal aircraft carrier where we made the most dramatic entrance coming up on the plane elevator to find 4,000 troops lined up on the flight deck.
The aircraft carrier HIMJS Taiyo was identified as the Kasuga Maru in the prewar Station H intercepts.
As will be seen from the telegram, several of the ships were French — the battleship Dunkerque, aircraft carrier Bearn and three cruisers forming Force L, the two cruisers of Force M and the battleship Strasbourg working with the Royal Navy's aircraft carrier Hermes in Force N.
President George W. Bush, dressed in aviator gear and standing under a “Mission Accomplished” banner on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Lincoln, May 2, 200327
The Kasuga Maru, a luxury passenger liner of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha Known as the NYK Line or Japanese Steamship Company was converted to an aircraft carrier during 1941 and that fall was commissioned as a 17,000-ton flattop.
The Admiralty's plan was that the battle cruiser Renown, with the aircraft carrier Ark Royal, should seal off the narrow neck of the Atlantic between West Africa and South America; at the same time the