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Definition of Convoy

Convoy
Convoy Con"voy, n. [F. convoi.] 1. The act of attending for defense; the state of being so attended; protection; escort. To obtain the convoy of a man-of-war. --Macaulay. 2. A vessel or fleet, or a train or trains of wagons, employed in the transportation of munitions of war, money, subsistence, clothing, etc., and having an armed escort. 3. A protection force accompanying ships, etc., on their way from place to place, by sea or land; an escort, for protection or guidance. When every morn my bosom glowed To watch the convoy on the road. --Emerson. 4. Conveyance; means of transportation. [Obs.] --Shak. 5. A drag or brake applied to the wheels of a carriage, to check their velocity in going down a hill. --Knight.
Convoy
Convoy Con*voy", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Convoyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Convoying.] [F. convoyer, OF. conveier, convoier. See Convey.] To accompany for protection, either by sea or land; to attend for protection; to escort; as, a frigate convoys a merchantman. I know ye skillful to convoy The total freight of hope and joy. --Emerson.

Meaning of Convoy from wikipedia

- A convoy is a group of vehicles, typically motor vehicles or ships, traveling together for mutual support and protection. Often, a convoy is organized...
- A convoy is a group of vehicles or ships traveling together for mutual support. Convoy may also refer to: Convoy, County Donegal, a village in the Republic...
- Optimus Prime, known in ****an as Convoy (コンボイ, Konboi), is a fictional character from the Transformers franchise. He is a member of the titular Transformers...
- Convoy is a 1978 action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine, Burt Young, Madge Sinclair and Franklyn...
- "Convoy" is a 1975 novelty song performed by C. W. McCall (a character co-created and voiced by Bill Fries, along with Chip Davis) that became a number-one...
- Convoy is a Seattle based trucking startup co-founded by CEO Dan Lewis and CTO Grant Goodale. On 25 July 2017, the company raised $62 million in Series...
- a lock convoy is a performance problem that can occur when using locks for concurrency control in a multithreaded application. A lock convoy occurs when...
- PQ 17 was the code name for an Allied Arctic convoy during the Second World War. On 27 June 1942, the ships sailed from Hvalfjord, Iceland for the port...
- Convoy Global Holdings Limited (Chinese: 康宏環球控股有限公司, SEHK: 1019) is a member of Convoy Financial Group. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Convoy Financial...
- This is a List of Allied convoys during World War II by region. Hague, Arnold (2000). The Allied Convoy System 1939-1945. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-019-3...
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