battleship battleship  /ˈbæ təl ˌʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) large and heavily armoured warship

Usage(s):

  1. The battleship hurled eleven of the big shells in its first engagement and 40 rounds from 5-in.
  2. Finally, there was a brand-new 40,000-ton battleship, probably Friedrich der Grosse, and a few cruisers newly completed in German and occupied yards.
  3. He barely made it over the rising starboard side as the giant battleship began to keel over, trapping more than 400 crewmen below decks.

News

  1. 'The Lego Movie' Trailer: Hey, At Least It Looks Better Than 'Battleship'

    Now that Hollywood has officially decided to make entire films based around preexisting toys and board games like Transformers and Battleship , it was inevitable that we’d eventually get an animated Lego film.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ScreenCrave

  2. Laborers, Contractors Join Forces to Service a Ship That Served Our Nation

    Laborers’ International Union of North America Local Union 802 and the Engineering Contractors Association coordinated the volunteer efforts of several groups to connect the battleship to the sewer utilities of the city of Los Angeles.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Marklin battleship encounters friendly waters at Bertoia's, sells for $64,900 at Toy Picks Auction

    Marklin Battleship Maine, series 1, ‘unplayed-with’ condition, 30½ in long, $64,900. Bertoia Auctions image. VINELAND, NJ .- An enthusiastic gallery of bidders brought their A-game to Bertoia’s May 3-4 Toy Picks auction, bidding actively against a formidable contingent of phone and Internet bidders from throughout the United States and abroad.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Art Daily

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Quotes

  1. Megan's co-star Shia LaBeouf said: "We went on this battleship carrier. There are 20 of us and Megan. They didn't give as**t about 'Transformers'! They are all stuck on that ship for months and months, so when Megan shows up it is like nirvana. They...
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Shia LaBeouf Source: Bild.de

  2. "Of course this raises some questions, because normally battleships do not deliver aid, and if it is a battleship diplomacy, or rather, battleship humanitarian diplomacy, of course it does not make the situation more stable," Russian Foreign...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "Victory will not look like the ones our fathers and grandfathers achieved. There will be no surrender ceremony on the deck of a battleship," Bush said.
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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