Battle-cruiser Definition

noun
A large warship with lighter armor but greater maneuverability than a battleship.
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(military) A fast, relatively lightly armoured cruiser designed to act as an advanced scout of the battle fleet; a development of the Dreadnought battleships.

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Noun

Singular:
battle-cruiser
Plural:
battle-cruisers

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