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Corvette Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer

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  • a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer

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Corvette Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A corvette is a small, manageable and lightly armed war ship. During the Age of the Sail, corvettes were smaller than frigates and larger than sloops-of-war, they had normally a single gun deck. Almost all the modern navies use ships smaller than frigates for coastal duty, but not all of them use the term corvette (from the French corvair) or equivalent.



Corvette Sample Sentences in News


  • Should I Get a Corvette for My Mid-Life?
    A reader ponders getting a Corvette convertible for a mid-life present. Read more on this news related to 'Corvette'
  • NHTSA: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Recalled
    2015 Chevrolet Corvette RECALL - vehicles manufactured August 20, 2014, to September 4, 2014. In the affected vehicles, only one of the rear parking brake cables may be fully seated and engaged, resulting in the parking brake only operating on one of the rear park brake drums. Without the parking brake working on both rear wheels, the vehicle m Read more on this news related to 'Corvette'
  • 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Test Drive And Review: C7 Heaven
    The new Corvette Stingray Convertible goes for a romp along the California Coast. Read more on this news related to 'Corvette'

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