Definition of aircraft carrier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


aircraft carrier

BrE BrE//ˈeəkrɑːft kæriə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈerkræft kæriər//
Types of boats and ships
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a large ship that carries aircraft which use it as a base to land on and take off from Wordfinderadmiral, aircraft carrier, base, captain, command, fleet, navy, submarine, torpedo, warship See related entries: Types of boats and ships
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