Armed vs Gunboat - What's the difference?

armed | gunboat |


As an adjective armed

is (sometimes|in combination) equipped, especially with a weapon or armed can be (chiefly|in combination) having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.

As a verb armed

is (arm).

As a noun gunboat is

(nautical) any of various types of small armed vessel.

armed

English

Etymology 1

See the verb .

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (sometimes, in combination) Equipped, especially with a weapon.
  • nuclear-armed
  • (of a weapon) Prepared for use; loaded.
  • (obsolete) Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency.
  • * De Foe
  • a distemper eminently armed from heaven
    Derived terms
    * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (arm)
  • Etymology 2

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    Adjective

    (-)
  • (chiefly, in combination) Having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.
  • Coloured in a different tincture from the beast or bird itself.
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

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    gunboat

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia gunboat) (en noun)
  • (nautical) Any of various types of small armed vessel
  • Derived terms

    * gunboat diplomacy

    See also

    * cutter * monitor * mortar barge * patrol boat * torpedo boat

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