landing craft

noun
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of landing craft

:any of numerous naval craft designed for conveying troops and equipment from a transport to a beach in an amphibious assault

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First Known Use of landing craft

1940


LANDING CRAFT Defined for English Language Learners

landing craft

noun

Definition of landing craft for English Language Learners

  • : a boat or ship designed to bring soldiers and equipment to the shore


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