corvette definition

  • noun:
    • an easy, softly equipped warship, smaller than a destroyer, usually equipped for antisubmarine businesses.
    • An obsolete sailing warship, smaller than a frigate, frequently armed with one level of weapons.
    • A flush-decked warship associated with 17th-18th hundreds of years having an individual level of guns; it rated next below a frigate; -- known as in the us navy a sloop of war.
    • In a contemporary navy, a lightly armed and armoured blue-water warship, smaller compared to a frigate, with the capacity of transoceanic task.
    • A wooden ship of war, flush-decked, frigate-rigged, and achieving one tier of guns.
    • a very maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer
    • an easy, lightly equipped warship, smaller than a destroyer, frequently equipped for antisubmarine operations.
    • An obsolete sailing warship, smaller compared to a frigate, typically equipped with one level of firearms.
    • A flush-decked warship associated with the 17th-18th hundreds of years having just one level of guns; it rated next below a frigate; -- called in the United States navy a sloop of war.
    • In today's navy, a lightly equipped and armoured blue-water warship, smaller than a frigate, capable of transoceanic task.
    • A wooden ship-of-war, flush-decked, frigate-rigged, and achieving only One tier of guns.
    • a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller compared to a destroyer

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