steamship has definitions from the fields of nautical,transportation
[ noun ] (nautical,transportation) a ship powered by one or more steam engines



Used in print

(Harold Searles, "Schizophrenic Communication,"...)

A borderline schizophrenic young man told me that to him the various theoretical concepts about which he had been expounding , in a most articulate fashion , during session after session with me , were like great cubes of almost tangibly solid matter up in the air above him ; as he spoke I was reminded of the great bales of cargo which are swung , high in the air , from a docked steamship .