Battleship vs Spaceship - What's the difference?

battleship | spaceship |


As nouns the difference between battleship and spaceship

is that 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 while spaceship is a vehicle that flies through space.

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

    spaceship

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A vehicle that flies through space.
  • (cellular automata) A finite pattern that reappears after a certain number of generations in the same orientation but in a different position.
  • * 2002 , Richard Nowakowski, More Games of No Chance (page 433)
  • We describe software that searches for spaceships in Conway's Game of Life and related two-dimensional cellular automata.
  • * 2010 , Andrew Adamatzky, Game of Life Cellular Automata (page 126)
  • Synthesis of spaceship flotillas is even more complicated than synthesis of oscillators, since spaceships are like oscillators that move
  • (computing, programming) The operator <=> in the Perl programming language, which compares two values and indicates whether the first is lesser than, greater than, or equal to the second.
  • * 2012 , Randal Schwartz, ?Brian Foy, ?Tom Phoenix, Intermediate Perl (page 142)
  • If we reverse the positions of $a and $b, the spaceship will sort in the opposite order

    Synonyms

    * (vehicle) spacecraft

    See also

    * flying saucer * UFO