Definition of warship
: a naval vessel
Recent Examples of warship from the Web
The Wall Street Journal earlier reported the warship's movements.
The U.S. warship that collided with a container vessel near Japan earlier this month veered into the path of the freighter, according to the cargo ship's captain.
A national group led by Milwaukee Valve Co. President Rick Giannini says the U.S. Navy would save billions of dollars in building aircraft carriers, the world’s largest warships, if the supply chain tackled more than one ship at a time.
As a show of force and unity, three Chinese warships docked on Saturday for a training mission at the Pakistani port of Karachi, where China is already manufacturing four attack submarines as part of a larger arms deal.
Soon, German warships follow after him, guns blazing.
MOSCOW — Russians warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group’s positions in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said on Wednesday.
India aims to add 60 warships over the next decade to amassing a 200-vessel fleet.
Moscow had fired cruise missiles from warships in the past, as well as from mainland Russia against Assad's opponents.
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First Known Use of warship
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Definition of warship for English Language Learners
: a military ship that has many weapons and is used for fighting in wars
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Definition of warship for Students
: a ship armed for combat
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