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Shipbuilding meaning

shipbuilding - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. Naval architecturel the art of constructing ships and other vessels.

shipbuilding - examples of usage

  1. Shipbuilding was prostrate, commerce was dead. - "American Merchant Ships and Sailors", Willis J. Abbot.
  2. Not only was the town valuable for the timber it afforded for shipbuilding, and the money that it brought in; but also, although the escort of the Thessalians gave the Lacedaemonians a means of reaching the allies of Athens as far as the Strymon, yet as long as they were not masters of the bridge but were watched on the side of Eion by the Athenian galleys, and on the land side impeded by a large and extensive lake formed by the waters of the river, it was impossible for them to go any further. - "The History of the Peloponnesian War", Thucydides.
  3. He discussed details of navigation and shipbuilding with a minuteness of knowledge that surprised the men of the sea. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
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