can someone tell me if the term dreadnought is alike the term battle cruiser?
A Dreadnought is a battle ship, so yes.
ok thank you
Yeah a Dreadnought is any old battleship from WW1 era based on the design of HMS Dreadnought.
Dreadnought is a battle ship, and the only major naval battle in WW1 was the battle of jutland (some extra info)