What does naval mean?

Definitions for naval
ˈneɪ vəlnaval

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. navaladjective

    connected with or belonging to or used in a navy

    "naval history"; "naval commander"; "naval vessels"

Wiktionary

  1. navaladjective

    Of or relating to a navy.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Navaladjective

    Etymology: naval, Fr. navalis, Latin.

    Encamping on the main,
    Our naval army had besieged Spain;
    They that the whole world’s monarchy design’d,
    Are to their ports by our bold fleet confin’d. Edmund Waller.

    As our high vessels pass their watry way,
    Let all the naval world due homage pay. Matthew Prior.

    Masters of such numbers of strong and valiant men, as well as of all the naval stores that furnish the world. William Temple.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Navaladjective

    having to do with shipping; of or pertaining to ships or a navy; consisting of ships; as, naval forces, successes, stores, etc

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Naval

    nā′val, adj. pertaining to ships: consisting of, or possessing, ships: marine: nautical: belonging to the navy.—Naval brigade, a body of seamen so arranged as to be able to serve on land; Naval officer, an officer on board a man-of-war: a custom-house officer of high rank in the United States; Naval tactics, the science and methods of managing and moving squadrons of ships. [Fr.,—L. navalisnavis, a ship.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. naval

    Of or belonging to a ship, or, as now commonly adopted, to the royal navy; hence, naval stores, naval officers, &c.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'naval' in Adjectives Frequency: #759

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naval in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naval in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of naval in a Sentence

  1. Gene Hamilton:

    Sean Spicer and Russ Vought are American patriots who were appointed to positions on the Board of Visitors at the United States Naval Academy because of their ability to contribute to the Board with their unique skills and tremendous experiences, president Biden’s threatened dismissal of them before their terms expire–from the purely advisory Board of Visitors, an entity that exercises no executive power whatsoever–violates the law. Our clients have every right to serve every single day remaining in their terms. But even if the Biden Administration prevails in its arguments, President Biden has perhaps unwittingly created a precedent that will be followed by all future administrations.

  2. Carey Balaban:

    The way we view this is that it's an area for active research, i'm currently doing some research sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, where we're looking at using computer simulation and a variety of physical and biological models to just get an idea of what are likely possibilities.

  3. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Address to Congress, Dec. 8, 1941:

    Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

  4. Carlos Del Toro:

    Since being sworn in as secretary, I have wanted to honor his heroic actions by naming a ship after him, this ship and her future crew will be a critical piece in strengthening our maritime superiority while also emphasizing the rich culture and history of our naval heritage.

  5. David Brewster:

    India sees the presence of any Chinese naval vessel as an intrusion. There is a big ramp-up in their presence, which is clearly intended to send a message to India.

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