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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A highly maneuverable escort warship.

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  • The corvette is a smart-looking vessel, of 1200 tons burden, and barque rigged.
  • The corvette is a great driver's car but man …. leaf springs and a walmart interior?
  • A corvette is a vessel slightly smaller than a frigate and is suited mainly for coastal protection work.
  • The Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships will displace 3,000-3,500 tonnes still seems rather small to me--but maybe they really are "corvette" sized. for more
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