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destroyer in Navy topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdestroyerde‧stroy‧er /dɪˈstrɔɪə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 PMNa small fast military ship with guns2 DESTROYsomeone or something that destroys things or people
Examples from the Corpus
destroyerDams have been destroyers of fish habitats.But the greater destroyers are water and air, and the materials they carry.The second aircraft made his attack over the breakwater, released his torpedo and saw a hit on destroyer.A final decision will be made once the stricken destroyer is towed away.She was the scapegoat - Harriet, the destroyer of her family.Some were wounded before they left the destroyer, including Stuart Chant and Sergeant Chamberlain.The destroyer - Malcolm Marshall took 35 wickets in the 1988 series.The Nimitz will be accompanied by five other warships, including a guided-missile cruiser, two destroyers and a frigate.