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convoys, plural;
  1. (of a warship or armed troops) Accompany (a group of ships or vehicles) for protection

  1. A group of ships or vehicles traveling together, typically accompanied by armed troops, warships, or other vehicles for protection

  1. a procession of land vehicles traveling together
  2. escort in transit; "the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"; "the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"
  3. a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
  4. the act of escorting while in transit
  5. Naval convoys have been used for hundreds of years, and examples of merchant ships/cars traveling under naval protection have been traced back to the 12th Century. ...
  6. Convoy is a 1940 British film directed by Pen Tennyson.
  7. Convoy is a 1978 action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine and Burt Young. The movie is based on the 1975 country and western and novelty song "Convoy" by C.W. McCall. ...
  8. Convoy was a short lived San Diego, California rock band. After independently releasing Pineapple Recording Sessions, the group was signed to Hybrid Recordings. The label released Black Licorice in August 2001.
  9. "Convoy" is a 1975 novelty song performed by C. W. McCall (pseudonym of Bill Fries) that became a number-one song on both the country and pop charts in the USA. The song spent six weeks at number one on the country charts and one week at number one on the pop charts. ...
  10. Convoy is a 13-episode American television show set during World War II that appeared on NBC for the 1965–1966 television season.
  11. One or more merchant ships sailing in company to the same general destination under the protection of naval vessels; A group of vehicles travelling together for safety, especially one with an escort; To escort a group of vehicles, and provide protection
  12. (Convoyed) Accompanied lovingly.
  13. (JP 1-02, NATO)- 1. A number of merchant ships or naval auxiliaries, or both, usually escorted by warships and/or aircraft, or a single merchant ship or naval auxiliary under surface escort, assembled and organized for the purpose of passage together. 2. ...
  14. group of ships escorted along a stretch of water.
  15. Two or more vehicles driving together under the control of a single Convoy Leader.
  16. Group of merchant vessels assembled for a passage and escorted by warships to protect them from enemy attack.
  17. A "virtual convoy" when very sensitive information is sent using extremely safe channels with the best available crypto.
  18. To travel together on roadtrips or long drives
  19. NAVIGATION WITH RARE (FREQUENT) ICE BREAKING. Convoy navigation under complicated ice conditions that result in the occasional (frequent) complete stopping of the vessels and that require the utilization of ice breaking services by the ice-breaker in order for the convoy to continue further ...
  20. Privately run companies that transport food supplies, manufacturing products and numerous other things from city to city. Working for one is a high paid, high risk job.
  21. A detached guard to accompany supplies.
  22. A group of vessels which sail together, e.g., through a canal or ice
  23. (1940) .... U-Boat officer