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  • 1 Fleet Week — is a United States Navy, United States Marine Corps and United States Coast Guard tradition in which active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations in a variety of major cities for one week. Once the ships dock, the crews can… …

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  • 2 Ships of the People's Liberation Army Navy — The ships of the People s Liberation Army Navy number over a hundred combatant ships, organized into three fleets: the North Sea Fleet, the East Sea Fleet, and the South Sea Fleet. The People s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is the naval branch of… …

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  • 3 Fleet of the Royal Canadian Navy — The fleet of the Royal Canadian Navy consists of the surface warships, submarines and auxiliary vessels operated by the Royal Canadian Navy, the maritime component of the Canadian Forces. The current fleet consists of sixty six vessels, including …

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  • 4 fleet — 01. He made a fortune by establishing a [fleet] of Cadillac taxis here in town. 02. The submarine was silently following a [fleet] of enemy destroyers. 03. Our city s [fleet] of buses is sitting idle today due to a strike by maintenance workers.… …

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  • 5 Fleet problem — was the term by the U.S. Navy to describe each of twenty one large scale naval exercises conducted between 1923 and 1940. They are labeled with roman numerals, from Fleet Problem I through Fleet Problem XXI. A twenty second Fleet Problem exercise …

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  • 6 Fleet Review — Fleet Review, Royal Navy redirects here. This article is on reviews of the Royal Navy. For Fleet Reviews of the US Navy see Naval Review, and for Fleet Reviews of other nations navies see Review (disambiguation) The Fleet Review is a British… …

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  • 7 Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines — Cap Badge of the Royal Marines Active 1 May 1980 Present Country …

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  • 8 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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  • 9 Fleet Marine Force — Seal of the Fleet Marine Force. Active December 7, 1933 present Country …

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  • 10 Fleet management — is the management of a company s vehicle fleet. Fleet management includes commercial motor vehicles such as cars, vans and trucks. Fleet (vehicle) management can include a range of functions, such as vehicle financing, vehicle maintenance,… …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 Fleet tender — Fleet tenders were British merchant ships that were fitted with a wooden superstructure to resemble battleships during the Second World War. They were known as fleet tenders for security reasons, and were built to fool German reconnaissance… …

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  • 13 fleet train — fleet train, the service or auxiliary ships that support the fighting ships of a country s navy …

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  • 14 fleet rating — ➔ rating * * * fleet rating UK US noun [U] ► TRANSPORT, INSURANCE a special low price offered for insuring all the vehicles or ships owned by one organization …

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  • 15 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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  • 16 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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  • 17 fleet|ful — «FLEET ful», noun, plural fuls. 1. as many as would make a fleet: »a fleetful of ships. 2. any large number: »The fleetfuls of foreign students who came to attend surprisingly advanced teaching... (Stephen L. Gwynn) …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 Fleet review (Commonwealth realms) — This article is about reviews of naval ships in Commonwealth realms. For fleet reviews of the United States Navy, see Naval Review. For other uses, see Review (disambiguation). HMS Terrible at Queen Victoria s Diamond Jubilee Fleet Review in …

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  • 20 Fleet Air Arm — For the division of the Royal Australian Navy, see Fleet Air Arm (RAN). Fleet Air Arm Founded 1937 …

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