♦ fleet

♦ fleet (1) /fli:t/
n.
1 (naut.) flotta; flottiglia: the British fleet, la flotta inglese; fishing fleet, flottiglia di pescherecci
2 (aeron.) flotta
3 parco (di taxi, autocarri, ecc.): fleet of cars (o car fleet) parco macchine
● (marina mil., USA) Fleet Admiral, ‘Fleet Admiral’ (il grado più elevato; in Italia, ‘Ammiraglio di Squadra con incarichi speciali’) □ (marina mil., in GB) Fleet Chief Petty Officer (il grado più alto dei sottufficiali) Aiutante □ (ass.) fleet policy, polizza cumulativa.
fleet (2) /fli:t/
a.
(poet., lett.) rapido; veloce; lesto; svelto
fleet of foot (o fleet-footed), lesto di gambe; veloce (nella corsa)
fleetness n. [u]. (to) fleet /fli:t/ (poet., lett.)
A v. i.
1 muoversi, passare, trascorrere rapidamente
2 to fleet away, scomparire; svanire
B v. t.
far passare (il tempo).

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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