landing craft

noun

Definition of landing craft

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

1940

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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