aircraft_carrier has definitions from the fields of nautical,military,transportation
[ noun ] (nautical,military,transportation) a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for take-offs and landings

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(87th Congress, 1st Session. Congressional Record....)

Military experts say a tight naval_blockade off Cuban ports and at the approaches to Cuban waters would require two naval task_forces , each built around an aircraft_carrier with a complement of about 100 planes and several destroyers .