[ 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 .
vessel steamer school_ship hulk Mayflower shipwreck troopship hospital_ship icebreaker nuclear-powered_ship liner wreck treasure_ship minesweeper tender three-decker transport_ship bounty abandoned_ship blockade-runner warship passenger_ship minelayer pirate cargo_ship sister_ship flagship spaceship small_ship gas-turbine_ship whaler slave_ship lightship Flying_Dutchman fleet deck stern helm bilge_well funnel spar galley superstructure gyrostabilizer topside top winch bulwarks bulkhead skeleton crow's_nest davit lubber's_hole porthole ratline bay cargo_area ridge_rope riding_bitt fin screw sheet sea_anchor skeleton forecastle bilge_pump log lurch port drift planking funnel bollard brig retired in_service beam foundering destabilization log harborage leeway magnetic_mine auxiliary_boiler clinker-built carvel-built auxiliary_engine broken-backed engineering trim belaying_pin messmate sickbay leaking astern embark
[ verb ] (transportation) transport commercially
Used in print(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
[ verb ] (nautical,transportation) travel by ship