ship has definitions from the fields of nautical,transportation,work
[ noun ] (nautical,transportation) a vessel that carries passengers or freight

Used in print

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

`` Designs , plans and furnishes interiors of houses , commercial and institutional structures , hotels , clubs , ships , theaters , as_well_as set_decorations for motion_picture arts and television .

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

Most_of these , with horrible exceptions , were conceived as is a ship , not as an attempt to quell the ocean of mankind , nor to deny its force , but as a means to survive and enjoy it .

(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)

Four_hundred and fifty pounds was disseminated while the ship was traveling a distance of 156 miles .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

It 's like focusing a camera ; the distant ship is n't there until you get the focus .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

The morning hawk , hungry for any eatable , killable , digestible item , kept his eyes on the ring of anchored ships that lay off the shores in the bay , sheltered by the Jersey inlets .

[ verb ] (transportation) transport commercially


send transport

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(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

This delightful tropical fruit has become well-known in the past thirty years because modern transportation methods have made it possible to ship avocado anywhere in the United_States .

(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)

A tale of a plan to ship all Jews to the island of Madagascar .

[ verb ] (nautical,work) hire for work on a ship

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[ verb ] place on board a ship


"ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"

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situate reship

[ verb ] (transportation) go on board



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disembark board emplane

[ verb ] (nautical,transportation) travel by ship

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