guard ship


guard ship
noun
a warship (at anchor or under way) required to maintain a higher degree of readiness than others in its squadron
Hypernyms: ↑warship, ↑war vessel, ↑combat ship

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noun
: a warship under way or at anchor assigned to a special administrative duty or required to maintain temporarily a higher degree of readiness than others of the squadron

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Guard ship — Guard Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guard-ship — guardˈ ship or guardˈship noun 1. A ship of war that superintends marine affairs in a harbour and protects it 2. Guardianship (archaic; Swift) • • • Main Entry: ↑guard …   Useful english dictionary

  • Guard ship — A Guard ship is a warship stationed at some port or harbour to act as a guard, and in former times in the Royal Navy to receive the men impressed for service. She usually was the flagship of the admiral commanding on the coast.A guard boat is a… …   Wikipedia

  • guard-ship — saugos laivas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Specialiosios paskirties laivas, leidžiantis kitiems laivams būti žemesnio parengties laipsnio. atitikmenys: angl. guard ship pranc. bâtiment de garde …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • guard ship — ship used by guards in carrying out their duty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coast guard ship — pakrančių apsaugos laivas statusas Aprobuotas sritis vandens transportas apibrėžtis Valstybei nuosavybės teise priklausantis nekomerciniais tikslais naudojamas laivas, turintis specialius aiškiai matomus ženklus, užrašą ir atliekantis valstybės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • radar guard ship — budintis radiolokacinis laivas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Laivas, turintis taktinio lygmens vadovybės užduotį vykdyti radiolokacinį budėjimą. atitikmenys: angl. radar guard ship pranc. bâtiment de veille radar …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Guard — Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or attack;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guard boat — Guard Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guard cells — Guard Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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