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Definition of Trireme

Trireme
Trireme Tri"reme, n. [L. triremis; tri- (see Tri-) + remus an oar, akin to E. row. See Row to propel with an oar.] (Class. Antiq.) An ancient galley or vessel with tree banks, or tiers, of oars.

Meaning of Trireme from wikipedia

- A trireme (/ˈtraɪriːm/; derived from Latin: trirēmis "with three banks of oars"; Ancient Gr****: τριήρης triērēs, literally "three-rower") was an ancient...
- Olympias is a reconstruction of an ancient Athenian trireme and an important example of experimental archaeology. It is also a commissioned ship in the...
- types of oared warships appeared in the Mediterranean Sea, su****ding the trireme and transforming naval warfare. Ships became increasingly large and heavy...
- Trireme Partners LLP was a limited partnership venture capital company that invested in technology, goods, and services related to Homeland Security....
- dromons, and small pleasure crafts pamphyles. The next development, the trireme, keeping the length of the bireme, added a tier to the height, the rowers...
- from rēmus, "oar". A monoreme has one bank of oars, a bireme two, and a trireme three. Since the maximum banks of oars was three, any expansion above that...
- Quadrireme Quinquereme Rocket vessel Schooner Ship of the line Sloop-of-war Trireme Xebec Aircraft carrier Anti-submarine warfare carrier Air-cushioned landing...
- owned one of the largest war fleets in ancient Greece. It had over 200 triremes each powered by 170 oarsmen who were seated in 3 rows on each side of the...
- artillery which was developed by the Gr****s around the 4th century BC, the trireme, the ballista and the catapult. In the Middle Ages, the trebuchet was developed...
- of files. Polyremes comprise the trireme (3 files), quadrireme, quinquereme, hexareme or ****ireme (probably a trireme with two rowers per oar), septireme...
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