aircraft carrier

aircraft carrier
a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings (Freq. 1)
Derivationally related forms: ↑carry (for: ↑carrier)
Hypernyms: ↑warship, ↑war vessel, ↑combat ship
Part Meronyms: ↑arrester, ↑arrester hook, ↑flight deck, ↑landing deck

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noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]
: a military ship that has a large deck where aircraft take off and land

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ˈaircraft carrier [aircraft carrier aircraft carriers] noun
a large ship that carries aircraft which use it as a base to land on and take off from

Useful english dictionary. 2012.