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Words nearby fleet
Definition for fleet (2 of 3)
adjective, fleet·er, fleet·est.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- to move or change the position of.
- to separate the blocks of (a tackle).
- to lay (a rope) along a deck.
Origin of fleet2
OTHER WORDS FROM fleetfleetly, adverbfleetness, noun
Definition for fleet (3 of 3)
noun British Dialect.
Origin of fleet3
Example sentences from the Web for fleet
At first, its strategy of selling carmakers the technology to build their own self-driving fleets looked promising.Last Unicorn Standing: Can This Self-Driving Innovator Survive?|Charu Kasturi|August 27, 2020|Ozy
American says that on all planes in its fleet, air is either replaced with outside air, or scrubbed using hospital-grade HEPA filtration, every two-to-four minutes.American Airlines touts a new tool to combat COVID. But does it really make flying safer?|dzanemorris|August 24, 2020|Fortune
American Airlines will swiftly begin electrostatically spraying the product across its fleet, including, eventually its regional aircraft, though it is limited to applying the disinfectant in the state of Texas under the current EPA authorization.This product kills COVID for 7 days—and just got EPA approval for some American Airlines planes|Lee Clifford|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Instead, they taught a fleet of computers to do it for them.
By 3rd century BC, Ostia was transformed into a naval base, so much so that it became the seat of one of the officially appointed commanders of the Roman fleet, who was known as the quaestor Ostiensis.Ostia Antica: Reconstruction and History of The Harbor City of Ancient Rome|Dattatreya Mandal|April 14, 2020|Realm of History
But it takes more than just pilots to operate the drone fleet.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The player starts out with a fleet of three or four ships (depending on the machine), which he operates one at a time.
The company also converts the gas into a liquid fuel that can run vehicles in its fleet.
Waste Management, the large disposal company, has turned its landfills into a fleet of power producers.
In 2015, Monster Jam will have a fleet of eight female drivers.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The commander of this fleet was an Englishman, according to the agreement between them.
The Dutch fleet attacked Burnt island, in Scotland, but were repulsed.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The fleet of the enemy left the place where they last halted, and came in sight day before yesterday in the morning.
Don't you mind, Ike, it come the same day and on the wery same stage as the news of the sinkin' of the Spaynish fleet?The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
That argument was not the one of least weight in the council in determining that our fleet should not sail against the enemy.
British Dictionary definitions for fleet (1 of 4)
Word Origin for fleet
British Dictionary definitions for fleet (2 of 4)
- to change the position of (a hawser)
- to pass (a messenger or lead) to a hawser from a winch for hauling in
- to spread apart (the blocks of a tackle)