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Ship meaning

ship - 17 dictionary results

  1. 1. a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  2. 2. place on board a ship; " ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"
  3. 3. Pay; reward.
  4. 4. Any large seagoing vessel.
  5. 5. Specifically, a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three masts ( a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast), each of which is composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast, and square- rigged on all masts. See Illustation in Appendix.
  6. 6. A dish or utensil ( originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
  7. 7. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
  8. 8. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
  9. 9. Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
  10. 10. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
  11. 11. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
  12. 12. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
  13. 13. To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man- of- war.
  14. 14. To embark on a ship.
  15. 15. A large sea- going vessel. esp. one that has three masts square rigged.
  16. 16. To engage for service on shipboard.
  17. 17. To put on board a ship.

ship - examples of usage

  1. Where's the ship then? - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. What have you been doing with the ship? - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. Now, however, I saw that the ship was coming back on to her course. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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