Etymology: From French, corvette.
- (nautical) a flush-decked warship of the 17th-18th centuries having a single tier of guns; it ranked next below a frigate; -- called in the United States navy a sloop of war.
- A sports car, manufactured by Chevrolet from 1953 to present, an American icon.
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