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CORVETTE, noun. (nautical) (historical) A flush-decked warship of the 17th-18th centuries having a single tier of guns; it ranked next below a frigate; -- called in the United States navy a sloop of war.
CORVETTE, noun. (nautical) In a modern navy, a lightly armed and armoured blue water warship, smaller than a frigate, capable of transoceanic duty.
CORVETTE, proper noun. A sports car, manufactured by Chevrolet from 1953 to present, an American icon.

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CORVETTE, noun. A highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer.

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