Gunboat vs Gunship - What's the difference?

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In nautical|lang=en terms the difference between gunboat and gunship

is that gunboat is (nautical) any of various types of small armed vessel while gunship is (nautical) a ship equipped with heavy artillery.

As nouns the difference between gunboat and gunship

is that gunboat is (nautical) any of various types of small armed vessel while gunship is (nautical) a ship equipped with heavy artillery.

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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    gunship

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nautical) A ship equipped with heavy artillery.
  • (aviation) An armed helicopter tasked to attack the enemy.
  • (US, air force, military) A transport airplane equipped with large calibre guns typical of armoured fighting vehicles
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