fleet

  • 1 Fleet — may refer to:Places Fleet is a geographical name: *Fleet, a village in Dorset, England, sited on The Fleet, a lagoon *Fleet, in the county of Hampshire, England * a Fleet, in Kent, inlet, creek, a name for saline waterways in the Thames marshes * …

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  • 2 Fleet — an der Holländischen Reihe 1883 vor dem Bau der Speicherstadt …

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  • 3 fleet — [fliːt] noun [countable] 1. TRANSPORT a group of cars, buses, trucks, planes, or ships owned or controlled by one company: • a distributor with a fleet of 55 trucks • the airline s new fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft • fleet car …

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  • 4 Fleet — Fleet, n. [AS. fle[ o]t a place where vessels float, bay, river; akin to D. vliet rill, brook, G. fliess. See {Fleet}, v. i.] 1. A flood; a creek or inlet; a bay or estuary; a river; obsolete, except as a place name, as Fleet Street in London.… …

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  • 5 fleet — fleet; fleet·ful; fleet·ing·ly; fleet·ing·ness; fleet·ings; fleet·ly; fleet·ness; …

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  • 6 Fleet FM — is a low power non commercial co operative radio station which is operated in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.The station is unique in that it being run as a completely voluntary project,possibly the only station in aucklands crowded… …

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  • 7 fleet — (fl[=e]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {fleeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {fleeting}.] [OE. fleten, fleoten, to swim, AS. fle[ o]tan to swim, float; akin to D. vlieten to flow, OS. fliotan, OHG. fliozzan, G. fliessen, Icel. flj[=o]ta to float, flow, Sw. flyta, D …

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  • 8 Fleet — Fleet, n. [OE. flete, fleote, AS. fle[ o]t ship, fr. fle[ o]tan to float, swim. See {Fleet}, v. i. and cf. {Float}.] A number of vessels in company, especially war vessels; also, the collective naval force of a country, etc. [1913 Webster] {Fleet …

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  • 9 Fleet — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fleet puede referirse a: Frederick Fleet, marinero y militar británico que sobrevivió a la tragedia del Titanic. Fleet, una aldea y parroquia ubicada en Dorset, Inglaterra. Starfleet, el nombre en inglés de la Flota… …

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  • 10 Fleet — Fleet, a. [Compar. {Fleeter}; superl. {Fleetest}.] [Cf. Icel. flj[=o]tr quick. See {Fleet}, v. i.] 1. Swift in motion; moving with velocity; light and quick in going from place to place; nimble. [1913 Webster] In mail their horses clad, yet fleet …

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  • 11 Fleet — Fleet, v. t. 1. To pass over rapidly; to skin the surface of; as, a ship that fleets the gulf. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To hasten over; to cause to pass away lighty, or in mirth and joy. [1913 Webster] Many young gentlemen flock to him, and… …

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  • 12 Fleet — 〈n. 11; nddt.〉 oV Flet 1. schiffbarer Stadtkanal od. Entwässerungsgraben 2. = Treibnetz [<mnddt. vlet; zu vleten „fließen“] * * * Fleet, das; [e]s, e [aus dem Niederd. < mniederd. vlēt, eigtl. = fließendes Wasser] (landsch.): a)… …

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  • 13 Fleet — Fleet, v. t. [AS. fl[=e]t cream, fr. fle[ o]tan to float. See {Fleet}, v. i.] To take the cream from; to skim. [Prov. Eng.] Johnson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 fleet — Ⅰ. fleet [1] ► NOUN 1) a group of ships sailing together. 2) (the fleet) a country s navy. 3) a number of vehicles or aircraft operating together. ORIGIN Old English. Ⅱ. f …

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  • 15 fleet — fleet1 [flēt] n. [ME flete < OE fleot < fleotan, to float: see FLEET2] 1. a) a number of warships under one command, usually in a definite area of operation b) the entire naval force of a country; navy 2. any group of ships, trucks, buses,… …

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  • 16 fleet — vb *while, wile, beguile Analogous words: *speed, hasten, hurry, quicken, accelerate fleet adj swift, rapid, *fast, quick, speedy, hasty, expeditious Analogous words: *agile, brisk, nimble, spry: darting, skimming, scudding, flying (see …

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  • 17 fleet — [adj] quick in movement agile, barreling, breakneck*, brisk, expeditious, expeditive, fast, flying, hasty, in nothing flat*, like greased lightning*, lively, mercurial, meteoric, nimble, nimble footed, on the double*, rapid, screaming, speedball* …

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  • 18 Fleet — Fleet, 1) der zuweilen schiffbare Hauptabzugskanal der Binnenwasser, s.u. Hamburg; 2) (Fleeth), so v.w. Doverfluß …

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  • 19 Fleet — (in Holland Gracht), Zweigkanal von einem Hafen oder Kanal nach einem Speicher, einer Werft, Fabrik etc.; Binnenfleet, soviel wie Binnentief …

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  • 20 Fleet — Fleet, niederdeutsche Bezeichnung für Zweigkanäle von Schiffahrtskanälen oder für Entwässerungskanäle aus Ländereien; auch s.v.w. Diele (s. Bauernhäuser). Pachnik …

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