Meaning of AMPHIBIOUS in English

AMPHIBIOUS

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

assault

Ross previously was assigned as executive officer of the amphibious assault ship Essex.

Marines will be landing from several San Diego-based ships, led by the amphibious assault ships Tarawa and Peleliu.

The amphibious assault ship Peleliu will lead the ready group, which includes the Juneau and Comstock.

Operation Downfall called for two amphibious assaults .

ship

Just before deploying aboard the amphibious ship Essex in October 1996, Smith and the woman went to Tijuana and got married.

Hundreds of sailors and Marines yesterday loaded supplies and equipment aboard the amphibious ships .

David Brewer, who commands amphibious ships based here.

At the same time, a dozen or so tracked vehicles departed the amphibious ship Denver for the main landing yesterday.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Dinosaurs were probably the first ancestors of amphibious reptiles and fish.

Most species of frogs are amphibious .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At best the amphibious raiders might have panoramic shots from aerial reconnaissance, or be given a flight over the target beach.

Hundreds of sailors and Marines yesterday loaded supplies and equipment aboard the amphibious ships.

Just before deploying aboard the amphibious ship Essex in October 1996, Smith and the woman went to Tijuana and got married.

On Saturday morning, dozens of amphibious vehicles and air-cushion landing craft ferried men and tanks on to military-designated Red Beach.

Ross previously was assigned as executive officer of the amphibious assault ship Essex.

The case for the Navy's amphibious capability was being made by events.

The effectiveness of rapid amphibious and air-transported intervention as a deterrent to predator states had been clearly demonstrated.

Two other such joint exercises, involving marine and amphibious forces, were already scheduled to start on Aug. 3.

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