dreadnought

  • 1 Dreadnought! —   …

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  • 2 dreadnought — ● dreadnought nom masculin (anglais dreadnought) Type de cuirassé anglais lancé en 1906. (Il constitua l élément principal des flottes de guerre jusqu en 1939.) ⇒DREADNOUGHT, subst. masc. Vx. Cuirassé d escadre anglais de gros tonnage, comportant …

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  • 3 dreadnought — DREADNOÚGHT s.n. (mar.) Tip de cuirasat rapid, puternic blindat şi cu tunuri de mare calibru. [pron. dred nót. / cf. engl., fr., it. dreadnought < engl. dread – a i fi frică, nought – nimic]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.02.2005. Sursa: DN …

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  • 4 Dreadnought — Dread nought , n. 1. (Capitalized) A British battleship, completed in 1906 1907, having an armament consisting of ten 12 inch guns mounted in turrets, and of twenty four 12 pound quick fire guns for protection against torpedo boats. This was the… …

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  • 5 dreadnought — or dreadnaught [dred′nôt΄] n. 1. a) a coat made of a thick woolen cloth b) the cloth 2. [after Dreadnought, the first of such a class of British battleships, built in 1906] any large, heavily armored battleship with many powerful guns …

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  • 6 dreadnought — {{hw}}{{dreadnought}}{{/hw}}(mar.) Tipo di corazzata veloce …

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  • 7 Dreadnought — battleship, lit. fearing nothing, from DREAD (Cf. dread) + NOUGHT (Cf. nought). Mentioned as the name of a ship in the Royal Navy c.1596, but modern sense is from the name of the first of a new class of British battleships mainly armed with big… …

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  • 8 dreadnought — (izg. drèdnot) m DEFINICIJA vojn. pom. ratni brod, prethodnik bojnih brodova (poč. 20. st.) ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

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  • 9 Dreadnought — For other uses, see Dreadnought (disambiguation). The oldest remaining dreadnought, USS Texas, was launched in 1912 and is now a museum ship. The dreadnought was the predominant type of 20th century battleship. The first of the kind, the… …

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  • 10 Dreadnought — Le seul dreadnought encore existant, l USS Texas, lancé en 1912. Le dreadnought est le type prédominant de cuirassé du XXe siècle. Il tire son nom du navire de guerre britannique HMS Dreadnought, lancé en 1906, qui présentait deux… …

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  • 11 Dreadnought — Der englische Begriff Dreadnought (deutsche Bedeutung: Fürchtenichts) bezeichnete in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts einen neuen Typ von Kriegsschiff, der ab 1906 die bis dahin vorherrschenden Linienschiffe in jeder Hinsicht übertrumpfte.… …

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  • 12 Dreadnought —    Built in 1905–1906, the British battleship H.M.S. Dreadnought, literally “Fear Nothing,” revolutionized the world’s navies because of its powerful turbine driven propulsion and heavy armament and thereby gave its name to a whole class of… …

    Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • 13 dreadnought — /dred nawt /, n. 1. a type of battleship armed with heavy caliber guns in turrets: so called from the British battleship Dreadnought, launched in 1906, the first of its type. 2. an outer garment of heavy woolen cloth. 3. a thick cloth with a long …

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  • 14 Dreadnought — Dread|nought 〈[ drɛ̣dnɔ:t] m. 6〉 1. erster engl. Schlachtschifftyp von 1906 2. 〈allg.; veraltet〉 Großkampfschiff [engl., eigtl. „fürchte nichts“] * * * Dreadnought   [ drednɔːt; englisch, eigentlich »Fürchtenichts«] der, s, s, ursprünglicher Name …

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  • 15 dreadnought — pre·dreadnought; dreadnought; …

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  • 16 dreadnought — UK [ˈdredˌnɔːt] / US [ˈdredˌnɔt] noun [countable] Word forms dreadnought : singular dreadnought plural dreadnoughts a ship with guns, used in wars at the beginning of the 20th century …

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  • 17 dreadnought — noun Date: 1806 1. a warm garment of thick cloth; also the cloth 2. [Dreadnought, British battleship] a. battleship b. one that is among the largest or most powerful of its kind …

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  • 18 Dreadnought — Dread|nought [...nɔ:t] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. dreadnought, eigtl. »Fürchtenichts«> früheres engl. Großkampfschiff …

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  • 19 dreadnought — [ drɛdnɔ:t] noun 1》 historical a type of battleship of the early 20th century, equipped entirely with large calibre guns. [named after Britain s HMS Dreadnought, completed 1906.] 2》 archaic a fearless person. 3》 archaic a heavy overcoat for… …

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  • 20 dreadnought — dread•nought or dread•naught [[t]ˈdrɛdˌnɔt[/t]] n. mil a type of battleship with primary armament consisting entirely of heavy caliber guns • Etymology: dread+nought; so called from the British battleship Dreadnought, launched in 1906, the first… …

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