Gunboat vs Battleship - What's the difference?

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Gunboat is a see also of battleship.


As nouns the difference between gunboat and battleship

is that gunboat is (nautical) any of various types of small armed vessel while battleship is (military) large capital warship displacing tens of thousands of tons, heavily armoured and armed with big guns battleships are now obsolescent, replaced by smaller vessels with guided missiles types: dreadnought, pre-dreadnought.

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

    Anagrams

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    battleship

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military) Large capital warship displacing tens of thousands of tons, heavily armoured and armed with big guns. Battleships are now obsolescent, replaced by smaller vessels with guided missiles. Types: dreadnought, pre-dreadnought.
  • Non-functional rocket stage, used for configuration and integration tests.
  • A guessing game played on grid paper, see
  • Derived terms

    * battleship gray, battleship grey * super battleship * pocket battleship * light battleship * heavy battleship * fast battleship

    See also

    * dreadnought * cruiser * destroyer * frigate * sloop * corvette * monitor * gunboat * aircraft carrier