Meaning of NAVAL in English




a military/naval power (= with a very strong army or navy )

Russia had become a naval power equal to Spain.

aerial/artillery/naval bombardment (= attack from the air, land, or sea )

an army/naval/military etc officer

naval warfare

The age of modern naval warfare was at hand.




Then I went to work at the Alameda naval air base, as a machinist's helper.


At Bremen; he wanted to be a naval architect in those days.

After making a three-month voyage to the East Indies in 1738, naval architect William Hutchinson could write from experience.


More than 80 women were harassed at the Las Vegas convention of naval aviators , an annual anything-goes party.

Several naval aviators have been mentioned for the post, including Adm.

Another naval aviator seen as a contender is Adm.

A prime example is Duval, a north Florida county that hosts thousands of naval aviators .

Jay Johnson, a naval aviator , that all negative findings by evaluation boards must be reviewed at the Pentagon.


For obvious reasons sites for naval bases were not chosen for their land communications.

The harbor of the naval base seethed with tremendous activity.

It was picked up on a £300 scanner near Andrew's naval base at Portland, Dorset.

Veronica Froman, who oversees all the naval installations in the two states, including the five naval bases in San Diego.

Others attempted to storm a naval base , but were turned back by police.

He got a permit from the city Planning Department and leased 30 acres at Alameda Point, the former naval base .

Peter the Great decreed it should be a naval base .

One of those friends was Fred Cooper, a quiet, polite sailor stationed at the naval base at Oxnard.


Save for a few naval battles , the war had never reached the Old World.

The two-day affair at Hampton Roads attracted worldwide attention and was destined for inclusion among the great naval battles history.

For example, why were no naval battles included?

The recreations of naval battles are unsentimental, thrilling and scrupulous in their reality.


After demanding the weapons be removed, President John F.. Kennedy ordered a naval blockade of the island.


Scarborough had even suffered a naval bombardment !


She is pursued by Mr Lillyvick, whom she marries, but soon deserts him for a retired naval captain .


Three of the sons followed military or naval careers , two attaining the rank of admiral.


Finally the naval commander realized that the Shah was not going to approve his plan.


The multinational naval force policing sea trade to Aqaba would then be dismantled.

And still there was not a scrap of information about enemy naval forces .


And still there was not a scrap of information about enemy naval forces .


Refugees streamed into nearby provinces with their belongings in baskets and on bicycles, and the naval guns shelled them as well.

It might have been naval guns , or mines, or bombs, or even thunder.

The best naval guns can fire a shell at about one kilometer per 148 second.

The load was covered in tarpaulins, but was recognizable as a gigantic naval gun .

Behind each of the two was a two-inch naval gun , and a pair of Schwarlose model 07 machine guns.

At first I thought it was the naval guns out in the Channel.


I arrived perplexed, cold and totally ill-prepared as a young naval officer at Wilhelmshaven that winter.

The President ordered his carriage and went to the Navy Yard to see what might be the views of the naval officers .

Tell that to Huseyin Ertan, a retired naval officer who is the Bosporus's chief traffic cop.

It is the hope and dream of every naval officer some day to fly his own flag.

Those reported to have been arrested included a naval officer and Daniel Narcisse.

Kistiakowsky worked well with Deke Parsons, the naval officer in charge of the Ordnance Division.

I can not think of any United States naval officer whom I would sooner have in his place in those near-impossible circumstances.

The ideal naval officer was a man.


Jeremy Boorda, who was chief of naval operations .

Frank B.. Kelso, then chief of naval operations and the ranking officer at the infamous Tailhook convention.

But some sources said it would be hard for him to turn down the job of chief of naval operations .

Prueher, 53, is vice chief of naval operations , the second highest post in the Navy.

Jay L.. Johnson as the new chief of naval operations , succeeding Adm.


Many of these boats had been supplied to foreign naval powers and had been proved able and fast in all sea conditions.


Some oil rigs, as well as supertankers and naval ships , are constructed and much ship-repair work is done.

There the shipyards made mainly naval ships and submarines.

A naval ship was also anchored off the hotel's beach.

In support of the build-up of beachheads, naval ships , directed by observers ashore with assault forces, fired on shore targets.

Syncronys' board will vote Feb. 29 on selling the naval ship computer design program maker for $ 440, 000.


The manoeuvres would involve several hundred soldiers, plus helicopters and naval support ships.

This question is complicated by the reluctance of host countries to acknowledge Soviet military and naval support arrangements of any kind.


Her husband's naval uniform hung neatly in his mock-mahogany wardrobe, retained with pride.

The prince was resplendent in his white naval uniform with braid on the visor of his cap.

He purchased a ceremonial naval uniform , complete with sword belt, sword, and Colt. 45 pistol.


Passing an oil rig and numerous naval vessels , we moored alongside a jetty on the estuary leading up to the town.

However, Burns was successfully transferred to a federal revenue cutter and returned to Virginia under the escort of several naval vessels .

Reductions would affect especially artillery and anti-tank weapons, while procurement of naval vessels would be slowed.

The deadlock was broken by the New Zealand government which offered the use of two of its naval vessels .


a naval battle

a huge Chinese naval base

His orders were to protect the port from naval attack.

Stedman spent nine months recovering in a naval hospital.

Van Huygens began his naval career as a fighter pilot.


But some sources said it would be hard for him to turn down the job of chief of naval operations.

Eric Hodges, a Miramar spokesman and naval flight officer.

I arrived perplexed, cold and totally ill-prepared as a young naval officer at Wilhelmshaven that winter.

More than 80 women were harassed at the Las Vegas convention of naval aviators, an annual anything-goes party.

Others attempted to storm a naval base, but were turned back by police.

Parliament drew Nehemiah into naval service in 1650 and John soon followed.

The age of modern naval warfare was at hand.

What I take exception to is the manner in which we are presently carrying out our naval preparations.

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