Talk:Imperium Class Raider

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uprated That's not a real word, even if people use it as though it were.

fightercraft That's surely not a word, yet it has 12k returns.

Anyway, "upgraded" is perfectly clear, perhaps more accurate for having an authoritative definition, and more familiar. Our audience is not the aviation community. --CalculatinAvatar 18:03, 20 April 2006 (CDT)

My impulse is to defer to James Swallow, although this isn't a major point. I'd like to point out that "uprated" has more google hits that "fightercraft" (which I will not defend) by more than an order of magnitude, and the "uprated" and "upgraded" mean slightly different things - "upgraded" indicates a more thorough overhaul and revision than "uprated", which would be me appropriate for a increase in specifications. --April Arcus 18:04, 20 April 2006 (CDT)
I'm going to agree with April on the uprated term. I've seen it used many times. I found it on the Encarta dictionary [1]. I think fightercraft is also valid, it's just a more discriptive term instead of using just spacecraft. --Talos 20:58, 20 April 2006 (CDT)
Also, Merriam-Webster [2]. --Talos 20:59, 20 April 2006 (CDT)