Fleet

A fleet is a collection of ships or vehicles, with many specific connotations:

  • Fleet vehicles, two or more vehicles
  • Fishing fleet
  • Naval fleet, substantial group of warships
    • List of naval fleets
  • A group of small ships or flotilla
  • A group of racing sailboats. A superset whose subsets are called "classes". Classes may be non-identical boat types grouped into handicap rating bands or ranges, or classes may be groups of ("one-design") boat types, identical within their respective class. A class may be further subdivided into "divisions" and/or "flights".
  • Starfleet, fictional military, diplomatic, and exploration force in Star Trek
  • Ugs fleet, a collection of military ground sensors.

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Famous quotes containing the word fleet:

    On the middle of that quiet floor
    sits a fleet of small black ships,
    square-rigged, sails furled, motionless,
    their spars like burned matchsticks.
    Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979)

    Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
    Which I gaze on so fondly today,
    Were to change by tomorrow, and fleet in my arms,
    Like fairy-gifts fading away.
    Thomas Moore (1779–1852)

    They ... fleet the time carelessly, as they did in the golden world.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)