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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any group of ships, trucks or buses moving together or under one control. Also: moving swiftly.

Usage examples (38)
  • Opportunity comes like a snail, and once it has passed you it changes into a fleet rabbit and is gone.
  • fleet of foot
  • When they're back on their training, the fleet is attacked by 8 Cylon Raiders.
  • Mr. Cassius Clay has arranged the little matter for Mr. Brutus Lincoln, and the sooner we recall the fleet from the South the better. for more
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