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Word: fleet

Definition: fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral


Sentences Containing 'fleet'

"Shannon" remained with the Grand Fleet, as the Home Fleet was renamed, for the entire war.
"The Trigon Disunity" "Star Wars : The Black Fleet Crisis"
"Volunteer" entered service with the fleet in 1919.
A Talk Group, or fleet of radios, has a "Home Site".
AerFi's fleet and staff were then merged into those of debis AirFinance.
As at March 2013 the fleet consisted of 381 buses.
As talks dragged on through the winter, the Venetian fleet waited at Chios.
At the end of 1913 he returned to England and took command of the Second Fleet and Third Fleet.
At the same time, Governor Fajardo was preparing a defensive fleet.
Below is a list of major events in the Space Shuttle orbiter fleet.
By the 1850s, his fleet included a steam ferry.
By then, Admiral Duncan had joined the fleet.
During the 1860s and 1870s, "Petropavlovsk" served as the flagship of the Baltic Fleet.
Fleet appeared in "Coronation Street" in 2010.
Fleet played the part of Mr Bennet in the series.
Fleet Pond is a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Fleet in Hampshire.
G. Krayenhof, and The Dutch Merchant Fleet.
He served as part of the Home Fleet and in the Mediterranean.
His fleet of eight steam warships was the strongest in Japan at the time.
However, when Parliament was prorogued he was arrested and committed to the Fleet prison.
In 1918-19, cars 43-47ABW were added to the fleet.
In 1926 and 1927, cars 60BW through 70BW were added to the fleet.
In May 1805 "Goliath" was in the Channel Fleet.
In September 1628, the English fleet tried to relieve the city.
In total, the authorization existed for an "Eight-Eight Fleet".
Losses in the Meteoro fleet instigated the purchase of the BTR-80 "Caribe".
P Cruises operates a modern fleet of 7 ships: Future fleet.
Ptolemy's fleet was driven off and Athens surrendered.
Service was provided by a fleet of 107 boats.
She also took part in the fleet exercises from 1930 to 1934.
She entered the Pacific Reserve Fleet and was berthed at San Diego.
She served as the flagship of the Baltic Fleet during the 1860s and 1870s.
She was just about to be bred to Count Fleet.
Ships in the Ross fleet included: Fish processing.
The Air Bee fleet consisted of the following aircraft:
The Athenian fleet then turned to chasing the Persians out of the Aegean Sea, defeating their fleet decisively in the battle of cape Mycale, and in 478 BC the Athenian fleet captured Byzantium.
The company fleet grew to around 40 tramcars.
The ČSD did not withdraw Class 354.7 engines from its fleet until 1967.
The fleet consists of a total of 18 trainsets (108 cars).
The fleet included Beechcraft 1900 planes.
The fleet of Yellow Water Taxis were launched in 2003.
The Fleet Review is an irregular tradition of assembling the fleet before the monarch.
The loss of her fleet threatened Athens with bankruptcy.
The remainder of the Polish navy fleet was marked for transfer to Sweden.
The sale was cancelled and the escort was transferred to the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
The size of the world's fishing fleet is more difficult to estimate.
The Sky Bishkek fleet includes the following aircraft ():
The Squadron had previously been part of the Third Fleet of the Home Fleets.
TUIfly serves the following destinations (at December 2012): Fleet.
While Philip's fleet was wintering in Bargylia, the combined Pergamese and Rhodian fleet blockaded the harbour.

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