flotilla

  • 1 Flotilla — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Una flotilla es una formación de los buques de guerra pequeños que pueden ser parte de una flota más grande. Un flotilla se compone generalmente de un grupo homogéneo de una misma clase de buques de guerra, tales… …

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  • 2 Flotilla — Flo*til la, n. [Sp. flotilla, dim. of flota fleet; akin to F. flotte, It. flotta, and F. flot wave, fr. L. fluctus, but prob. influenced by words akin to E. float. See {Fluctuate}, and cf. {Float}, n.] A little fleet, or a fleet of small vessels …

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  • 3 flotilla — 1711, a small fleet, from Sp. flotilla, dim. of flota float, from flotar to float, of Germanic origin (see FLOAT (Cf. float)) …

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  • 4 flotilla — sustantivo femenino 1. Conjunto de barcos pequeños que actúan con un mismo fin: Hemos mandado una flotilla para participar en las maniobras del Mediterráneo …

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  • 5 flotilla — [n] small fleet argosy, armada, group, navy, squadron, unit, vessels; concepts 322,432,506 …

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  • 6 flotilla — f. Flota compuesta de buques pequeños …

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  • 7 flotilla — ► NOUN ▪ a small fleet of ships or boats. ORIGIN Spanish, small fleet …

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  • 8 flotilla — [flō til′ə] n. [Sp, dim. of flota, a fleet < OFr flote < ON floti < Gmc * flutan: for IE base see FLOW] 1. a small fleet 2. a fleet of boats or small ships ☆ 3. U.S. Navy a unit consisting of two or more squadrons of destroyers or… …

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  • 9 Flotilla — José de Bustamante y Guerra s flotilla is intercepted by four British frigates A flotilla (from Spanish, meaning a small flota (fleet) of ships, and this f …

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  • 10 flotilla — {{#}}{{LM F17946}}{{〓}} {{SynF18408}} {{[}}flotilla{{]}} ‹flo·ti·lla› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} Flota de barcos pequeños que se utilizan para un mismo fin: • una flotilla de lanchas guardacostas.{{○}} {{#}}{{LM SynF18408}}{{〓}} {{CLAVE… …

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  • 11 flotilla — ► sustantivo femenino NÁUTICA Flota formada por buques pequeños. * * * flotilla (dim. de «flota») f. Flota de barcos pequeños o de aviones. * * * flotilla. f. Flota compuesta de buques pequeños. * * * ► femenino Dim. de flota. ► Flota compuesta… …

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  • 12 flotilla — UK [fləˈtɪlə] / US [floʊˈtɪlə] noun [countable] Word forms flotilla : singular flotilla plural flotillas a group of small boats or ships …

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  • 13 flotilla — noun Etymology: Spanish, diminutive of flota fleet, from Old French flote, from Old Norse floti; akin to Old English flota ship, fleet more at float Date: 1711 1. a fleet of ships or boats; especially a navy organizational unit consisting of two… …

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  • 14 flotilla — /floh til euh/, n. 1. a group of small naval vessels, esp. a naval unit containing two or more squadrons. 2. a group moving together: The governor was followed by a whole flotilla of reporters. [1705 15; < Sp, dim. of flota fleet < F flotte < OE… …

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  • 15 flotilla — noun A small fleet of warships (usually of the same class), or a fleet of small ships. Toward the horizon a flotilla of fishing boats showed immutable, pink lacquered by the evening sun …

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  • 16 flotilla — [[t]flətɪ̱lə[/t]] flotillas N COUNT A flotilla is a group of small ships, usually military ships …

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  • 17 flotilla —    (floh TILL ah) [Spanish, from French] A fleet of small naval vessels, or a naval unit of two or more squadrons. By extension, a group of people or things moving together.    Cousteau revealed a flotilla of wondrous creatures to an audience… …

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  • 18 flotilla — a collective noun (a noun that denotes a collection of persons or things regarded as a unit) for swordfish …

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  • 19 flotilla — Synonyms and related words: Naval Construction Battalion, RN, Royal Navy, Seabees, USN, United States Navy, argosy, armada, bottoms, coast guard, division, escadrille, fleet, line, marine, merchant fleet, merchant marine, merchant navy, mosquito… …

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  • 20 flotilla — flo|ti|lla Mot Pla Nom femení …

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