flattop

flattop
noun
1. a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
Derivationally related forms: ↑carry (for: ↑carrier)
Hypernyms: ↑warship, ↑war vessel, ↑combat ship
Part Meronyms: ↑arrester, ↑arrester hook, ↑flight deck, ↑landing deck
2. a closely cropped haircut; usually for men
Syn: ↑crew cut
Hypernyms: ↑haircut

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