Definition of warship
: a naval vessel
Recent Examples of warship from the Web
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.
MOSCOW — Russian military says its warships in Mediterranean fired 4 cruise missiles at Islamic State group’ positions in Syria.
Special Agent Marks: Within a couple of seconds -- the ship went from a sound warship to a casualty that was in danger of sinking.
The current schedule calls for the USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan, along with other warships, to move into the south central area of the Sea of Japan, also known in Korea as the East Sea, a US defense official told CNN.
Relations between France and Russia became increasingly strained under Macron’s predecessor Francois Hollande, who refused to deliver two warships Moscow had ordered from France in a $1.3-billion deal.
In the last 15 years, Russia has completed just one new, large warship, the Admiral Chabanenko — a vessel roughly equivalent to a U.S. Burke-class destroyer.
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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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