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aircraft carrier

noun
1.
a warship equipped with a large open deck for the taking off and landing of warplanes and with facilities to carry, service, and arm them.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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British Dictionary definitions for air craft carrier

aircraft carrier

noun
1.
a warship built with an extensive flat deck space for the launch and recovery of aircraft
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