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cor•vette



Pronunciation: (kôr-vet'), [key]
n.
1. a warship of the old sailing class, having a flush deck and usually one tier of guns.
2. a lightly armed, fast ship used mostly for convoy escort and ranging in size between a destroyer and a gunboat. Also,cor•vetPronunciation: (kôr-vet', kôr'vet). [key]

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