corvette corvette  /kɔr ˈvɛt/


  • (n) a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer


  1. Then a night torpedo sends the corvette herself to the bottom.
  2. Green water pounded the corvette's narrow decks, doused her open bridge where the hooded skipper stood squinting into the mist.
  3. This time, however, a Communist corvette closed in on Motor Launch 1323 and ordered her to heave to.


  1. This week in 1988: Chevy teases Corvette ZR-1: Looking back at Autoweekand#8217;s June 13, 1988 issue

    The Corvette ZR-1 debut was still a few months away when spy photographers started catching the high-performance prototypes during testing.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: AutoWeek

  2. Corvette cruise-in draws a crowd and about 200 cars

    A bout 200 cars turned out for the Corvettes at Roscoe Village Cruise-In on Sunday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Coshocton Tribune

  3. Corvette Racing off to solid start in Le Mans

    LE MANS, France (June 9, 2013) – Corvette Racing successfully worked through its testing program Sunday for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The pair of velocity yellow Compuware Corvette C6.Rs completed eight hours of running with no major issues ahead of the world’s most famous endurance race on June 22-23. ... Keep reading
    on June 10, 2013     Source:

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