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ship [ ʃip] n.(大)船,海船,舰

ship [ʃip] n. 船,轮船 vi. 用船装运

ship [ʃip] 装运

shipping ['ʃipiŋ] 装运

船务公司 shipping service company

三通 "three direct links of trade, mail, and air and shipping services across the Taiwan Straits "

首航 maiden voyage (of an aircraft or ship)

直接三通与双向交流 three direct links (mail, air and shipping services and trade) and bilateral exchanges

Shipping Company 船舶公司

Ocean Shipping Agency 外轮代理公司

Ocean Shipping Tally Company 外轮理货公司

Ship-building Company 造船公司

Ocean Shipping Supply Company 外轮供应公司

Cabin furniture for ships 船用家具

Shipping Machinery Plant 船舶机械厂

Shipping Company 船舶公司

Ocean Shipping Agency 外轮代理公司

Ocean Shipping Tally Company 外轮理货公司

Ship-building Company 造船公司

Ocean Shipping Supply Company 外轮供应公司

Model Ship 航海模型

Wooden Ship 木制船

quantity shipped 装船数量

quality shipped 装船品质

to ship a contract 装运合同的货物

舰对空导弹 ship-to-air missile

反舰导弹 anti-ship missile

供应舰 tender ship; depot ship

舰队补给舰 fleet depot ship

海上补给船 sea depot ship

运输舰 transport ship

汽油运输船 gasoline transport ship

潜艇救护舰 submarine lifeguard ship

登陆舰 landing ship

坞式登陆舰 dock landing ship

电子侦察船 electronic reconnaissance ship

情报收集船 information-collecting ship

调查船 research ship

S/M (shipping marks)装船标记

Assistant Shipping Master
助理商船海员管理主任

国际船东协会 International Shipping Federation (ISP)

国际海运联盟 International Shipping Federation

国际航运协会 International Chamber of Shipping

整车交运质量
complete vehicle shipping mass

The ship was crippled by a storm.
这只船被暴风雨严重损坏了。

The navy is introducing a new class of battle ship this year.
海军今年开始使用一种新的战艇。

The captain didn't want to risk taking his ship across the sea until he could see where he was going.
这位船长在了解其行驶方向之前不想冒险驾船穿越大海。

A big ship needs a big anchor.
大船需要大锚。

People jumped with joy at the sight of the ship coming to the port.
看到船驶入港口,人们高兴得跳了起来。

This ship was filled to capacity with goods.
该船满载货物。

As the desert is like a sea, so is the camel like a ship.
沙漠似海,骆驼似舟。
As is the teacher, so is the pupil.
有其师必有其徒。

Send out a distress signal; the ship is sinking.
发求救信号; 船在下沉。

The sight of the ships prompted thoughts of his distant home.
见到那些船,使他想起了遥远的家乡。

They had a plentiful supply of food on the ship.
他们在船上储备了很多食品。

The submarine of the allied forces launched a torpedo at the enemy ship before it was detected.
盟军的潜艇在被发现之前,向敌方军舰发射了一颗鱼雷。

the successful launch of a passenger ship
一艘客轮的成功启航

He then traveled to Spain in a small English ship, which was chased by pirates.
而后他乘了一艘英国小船去西班牙,而这艘船正被海盗追赶着。

The late arrival of the ship had messed up all our plans.
船到晚了,把我们的计划全打乱了。

Since different people like to do so many different things in their spare time, we could make a long list of hobbies, taking in everything from collecting matchboxes and raising rare fish, to learning about the stars and making model ships.
既然不同的人们在他们的业余时间做不同的事情,我们可以列出一长串爱好列表,包括从收集火柴盒到养珍稀鱼类以及学习星学和制造航模等各种消遣。

The ship sank beneath the waves.
轮船沉没于波涛下面。

They sent the enemy ship to the bottom of the sea.
他们把敌舰击沉。

Ships coal at Gibraltar.
船在直布罗陀上煤。

The disabled ship coasted the island, looking for a harbor.
那艘损坏的船只在海岛沿岸航行以寻找港口。

The ship sank deep into the sea.
船深深地沉入了海底。

The captain described the accident in the ship's log.
船长在航海日志中描述了这次事故。

The ship will start its maiden voyage next Monday.
这艘船将于下周一开始它的处女航。

The ship struck on a rock and sank.
船触礁沉没。

The slow steady roll of the ship made him sick.
轮船不停地缓慢摇晃使他感到不适。

The safety of the ship is the captain's responsibility.
确保船只的安全是船长的责任。

The ship was due to sail the following morning.
这艘船定于第二天启航。

The oil company will ship out piping and heavy equipment.
这家石油公司将用船运出输油管道和重型设备。

What time does the ship leave?
船什么时间启航?

When will the ship leave for Honolulu?
这艘船什么时候出发去檀香山?

Do I need a reservation to go by ship?
我坐船去需要预订吗?

How much does it cost to go there by ship?
坐船到那里要花多少钱?

The goods were carefully packed and shipped here in excellent condition.
货物包装得很仔细,装船很小心,在这儿完好无损。

We use service centers at major stores. They ship goods back to our national service center for repairs.
我们采用大店服务中心,他们可把产品运送到我们的国内服务中心维修。

That seems quite soon considering the nature of the product and shipping time.
考虑到产品的性质和运输时间那看来太快了。

Please show us the shipping costs for several possible carries.
请告诉我们几种可能的运输方式的价格。

We'll ship our goods in accordance with the terms of the contract.
我们将按合同条款交货。

The buyer has the right to cancel the contract unilaterally if the seller fails to ship the goods within the L/C validity.
如果卖方不能在信用证有效期内交货的话,买方有权单方面取消合同。

Do you have nay objection to the stipulations about the packing and shipping marks?
有关包装运输唛头的条款你们有什么异议吗?

Although the cartons are light and easy to handle, we think it is not strong enough to be shipped.
虽然这些纸箱轻便、易拿,但我们认为它们在运输中不太结实。

Generally speaking, it's cheaper but slower to ship goods by sea than by rail.
总的来说,海运比铁路运输更便宜,但速度慢一些。

It's faster but more expensive to ship goods by air.
空运较快但运费较高。

Because of the type of purchase, we can only ship by road.
由于商品的性质,我方只能使用公路运输。

Someday, when your ship come in, you'll build your dream house.
总有一天,当你有钱时,你会建造你梦想的家。

A small leak will sink a great ship.
千里之堤溃于蚁穴。

A great ship asks deep water.
巨轮寻深水而航行。

A life without a purpose is a ship without a rudder.
人生无目的,犹如船失去了舵。

A little leak will sink a great ship.
千丈之堤溃于蚁穴。

A small leak will sink a great ship.
一个小漏洞可能弄沉一艘大轮船。

It is too late to cast anchor when the ship is on the rock.
船触礁后在抛锚,为时已经太晚了。

Many sands will sink a ship.
积沙沈船。

Rats leave (or desert or forsake) a sinking ship.
船沈鼠先窜。

Spoil (or Lose) the ship for half penny worth of tar.
因小失大。

To a crazy ship all winds are contrary.
对于一只漫无目标的船来说,不论什么方向的风都是逆风。

order shipped complete 订货完成率

We'll not pay until shipping documents for the goods have reached us.
见不到货物装船单据,我们不付款。

FAS (Free Alongside Ship)装运港船边交货

DES (Delivered Ex Ship)目的港船上交货

S/O (Shipping Order)装货指示书

cash against shipping ducuments 凭单付款

To most men , experience is like the stern light of a ship which il-luminates only the track it has passed.
Samuel Tylor Coleridge, British poet  
对于大多数人,经验像是一艘船上的尾灯,只照亮船驶过的航道。
英国诗人柯勒津治. S .T . 

A certain amount of care or pain or trouble is necessary for every man at all times .A ship without a ballast is unstable and will not go straight.
Arthur Schopenhauer.Geman philosopher
一定的忧愁、痛苦或烦恼,对每个人都是时时必需的。一艘船如果没有压舱物,便不会稳定,不能朝着目的地一直前进。
德国哲学家叔本华A

All men hate to hear″We need to talk about our relation ship.hese words strike fear in the heart.
所有男人都不愿意听到我们需要谈一谈我们的关系这句话,它会引起恐慌。

off : 离开(indicating departure)
blow off 吹掉
drive off 击退
get off 下车,动身
lift off 离开地面
make off 逃走
move off 离去
pack off 打发走
see off 送行
ship off 运往
start off 动身
send off 送行,解雇
call off 叫走
let off 放出
take off 起飞
touch off 发射
give off 发出
clear off 走开
carry off 夺走

out : 向外(away from the inside, outside)
keep out 使在外
take out 拿出
put out 放出,伸出
come out 长出,
bring out拿出
bar out关在外
breathe out 呼吸出
eat out 出去吃
get out 弄出
go out 出去
lay out 摆开,展示
lock out 关在外面
look out 向外看
move out 搬出
point out指出
pour out 诉说
pull out 拉出
ship out 运出
stick out伸出
spit out 吐出
beat out 敲出
knock out 敲出
dine out 外出吃饭
drive out 驾车外出
leak out 漏出
draw out 拉出
see out 送出门去
draw out 出站
let out 放出, 释放

We'll not pay until shipping documents for the goods have reached us.
见不到货物装船单据,我们不付款。

We can get preferential duty rates when we ship to the U.S.A.
我们能在货物装运到美国时获得优惠税率。

Can our order of 100 cars be shipped as soon as possible?
我们订的100辆小汽车能尽快装运吗?

From what I've heard youre ready well up in shipping work.
据我所知,您对运输工作很在行。

We'll send you two sets of the Shipped, Clean Bill of Lading.
我们将寄送两套已装运清洁提单。

Full set shipping(company's)clean on board bill(s)of lading marked "Freight Prepaid" to order of shipper endorsed to … Bank, notifying buyers
全套装船(公司的)洁净已装船提单应注明“运费付讫”,作为以装船人指示为抬头、背书给……银行,通知买方

Clean shipped on board ocean bills of lading to order and endorsed in blank marked "Freight Prepaid" notify: importer(openers,accountee)
洁净已装船的提单空白抬头并空白背书,注明“运费付讫”,通知进口人(开证人)

塑料编织集装袋装,内衬塑料薄膜袋,集装箱装运,每箱20袋
Packed in Plastic Woven Flexible Container,Lined with Plastic Film Bags,Shipped in Container,20Bags for Each.

原产加厚聚乙烯袋装,每袋净重25公斤,集装箱运
25kgs Net Originally Manufactured Heavy Duty Polyethylene Bag.Shipped in Container.

集装箱装运,箱号***,集装箱外观完整,箱号清晰,封识完好。货物纸箱包装,包装完好。
Shipped with Container No.*** with Intact Appearance,Clear Number And Sound Sealing.The Goods Were Packed in Cartons and Packing Sound.

The exporters have the right to inspect the export goods before delivery to the shipping line.
出口商在向船运公司托运前有权检验商品。

We have no objection to the stipulations about the packing and shipping mark.
我们同意关于包装和运输唛头的条款。

We can not afford time to change the packing because the ship will sail after two days.
由于轮船两天后就起航,我们来不及更换包装。

You remarked yesterday you would sell on shipped quality, quantity, and weight.
你昨天强调过你们售货以船装质量、数量和重量为准。

There are 100 tons of wheat on board the ship.
船上装有100吨小麦。

We sell our goods on shipping weight and not on landed weight.
我们出售产品是以装船重量为标准,而不是卸货重量。

Sometimes the shipping company or insurance company is found to be responsible for the claim.
有时候,船公司或保险公司应负责赔偿。

May I refer you to the contract stipulation about packing (or shipping….)?
请您看看合同中有关包装(装运)的规定。

There is an arbitration clause in the contract. (or insurance clause, inspection clause, shipping clause…)
这是合同中的一项仲裁条款。(或:保险条款,检验条款,装运条款等)

We ship our goods in accordance with the terms of the contract.
我们按合同条款交货。

We will do our best to ship the goods as early as possible, and we feel sure that the shipment will be satisfactory to you in every respect. 
我们将尽力早日装运,并相信你方对这批货物会全方位满意。

靶船 [bǎ chuán] /target ship/

班轮 [bān lún] /regular passenger or cargo ship/regular steamship service/

饱经风霜 [bǎo jīng fēng shuāng] /weather-beaten/having experienced the hard ship of life/

编队 [biān duì] /form into columns/organize into teams/formation (of ships or aircraft)/

舶 [bó] /sea-going vessels/ship/

仓 [cāng] /barn/granary/storehouse/cabin/hold (in ship)/

舱 [cāng] /cabin/the hold of a ship or airplane/

船 [chuán] /a boat/vessel/ship/

船舶 [chuán bó] /(n) shipping; boats/

船队 [chuán duì] /fleet (of ships)/

船只 [chuán zhī] /ships/vessels/

渡轮船 [dù lún chuán] /ferry ship/

反舰艇 [fǎn jiàn tǐng] /anti-ship/

反舰艇巡航导弹 [fǎn jiàn tǐng xún háng dǎo dàn] /anti-ship cruise missile/

海运 [hǎi yùn] /shipping by sea/

航 [háng] /boat/ship/vessel/craft/to navigate/to sail/

航道 [háng dào] /(n) waterway; ship channel/

航线 [háng xiàn] /(n) ship or air route/

航运 [háng yùn] /shipping/transport/

号 [hào] /day of a month/(suffix used after) name of a ship/(ordinal) number/

货轮 [huò lún] /freighter/cargo ship/

集装箱 [jí zhuāng xiāng] /container (for shipping)/

集装箱船 [jí zhuāng xiāng chuán] /container ship/

舰载 [jiàn zài] /ship-based/

巨轮 [jù lún] /large ship/large wheel/

舻 [lú] /bow of ship/

母船 [mǔ chuán] /mother ship/

燃油舱 [rán yóu cāng] /oil tank (of ship)/

艘 [sōu] /measure word for boats and ships/

停泊 [tíng bó] /anchorage/mooring (of a ship)/

偷渡 [tōu dù] /to stowaway (on a ship)/to steal across the international border/to run a blockade/

偷渡者 [tōu dù zhě] /a stowaway (on a ship)/

桅竿 [wéi gān] /(n) ship mast; mast/

巡弋 [xún yì] /cruise/patrol by a ship/

装货 [zhuāng huò] /shipping/

Darwin had a phrase to describe those ignorant of evolution: they "look at an organic being as average looks at a ship, as at something wholly beyond his comprehension."
达尔文有一句话描述那些对进化一无所知的人,他们“看有机的生命如同野人看船,好像看某种完全不能理解的东西”。

{adj: Liberian} of or relating to Liberia or its people
"Liberian ship owners"

{adj: actual} being or existing at the present moment
"the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West"

{adj: afoul, foul, fouled} especially of a ship's lines etc
"with its sails afoul"
"a foul anchor"

{adj: agitated, tossing} thrown from side to side
"a tossing ship"

{adj: aground} on a shore or reef
"a ship aground offshore"
"a boat aground on the beach waiting for the tide to lift it"
<-> sunken, afloat

{adj: amidship} located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft

{adj: barnacled} covered with barnacles
"the barnacled hull of a wrecked ship"

{adj: beamy} broad in the beam
"a beamy cargo ship"

{adj: blockading} blocking entrance to and exit from seaports and harbors
"the blockading ships prevented delivery of munitions"

{adj: broken-backed, hogged} (of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end

{adj: carvel-built} (of ships) built with flush (rather than overlapping) hull planks
<-> clinker-built

{adj: clear} free from contact or proximity or connection
"we were clear of the danger"
"the ship was clear of the reef"

{adj: clinker-built, clincher-built} (of ships) built with overlapping hull planks
<-> carvel-built

{adj: close} at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
"close to noon"
"how close are we to town?"
"a close formation of ships"
<-> distant

{adj: coal-fired, coal-burning} fueled by burning coal
"a coal-fired ship"

{adj: coastwise} along or following a coast
"coastal shipping"
"coastwise winds contributed to the storm"

{adj: copper-bottomed} having a bottom of copper or sheathed with copper
"copper-bottomed pots"
"a copper-bottomed ship"

{adj: current} occurring in or belonging to the present time
"current events"
"the current topic"
"current negotiations"
"current psychoanalytic theories"
"the ship's current position"
<-> noncurrent

{adj: distinct} easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
"a distinct flavor"
"a distinct odor of turpentine"
"a distinct outline"
"the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"
"distinct fingerprints"
<-> indistinct

{adj: docked} that in a dock
"a docked ship"

{adj: enclosed} closed in or surrounded or included within
"an enclosed porch"
"an enclosed yard"
"the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling"
<-> unenclosed

{adj: engaged} involved in military hostilities
"the desperately engaged ships continued the fight"

{adj: equipped, equipt} provided or fitted out with what is necessary or useful or appropriate
"a well equipped playground"
"a ship equipped with every mechanical aid to navigation"
<-> unequipped

{adj: floating} borne up by or suspended in a liquid
"the ship is still floating"
"floating logs"
"floating seaweed"

{adj: fore-and-aft} parallel with the keel of a boat or ship

{adj: foremost, frontmost} preceding all others in spatial position
"the foremost compartment of the ship"

{adj: foremost} situated closest to the bow
"the foremost compartment of the ship"

{adj: gallant, lofty, majestic, proud} having or displaying great dignity or nobility
"a gallant pageant"
"lofty ships"
"majestic cities"
"proud alpine peaks"

{adj: gigantic, mammoth} so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
"a gigantic redwood"
"gigantic disappointment"
"a mammoth ship"
"a mammoth multinational corporation"

{adj: impracticable, infeasible, unfeasible, unworkable} not capable of being carried out or put into practice
"refloating the sunken ship proved impracticable because of its fragility"
"a suggested reform that was unfeasible in the prevailing circumstances"

{adj: impractical} not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters
"refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"
"he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"
"an impractical solution"
<-> practical

{adj: lost} spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed
"lost souls"
"a lost generation"
"a lost ship"
"the lost platoon"
<-> saved

{adj: maneuverable, manoeuvrable} capable of maneuvering or changing position
"a highly maneuverable ship"

{adj: nautical, maritime, marine} relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
"nautical charts"
"maritime law"
"marine insurance"

{adj: newfound} newly discovered
"his newfound aggressiveness"
"Hudson pointed his ship down the coast of the newfound sea"

{adj: orthogonal, rectangular} having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles
"wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes"
"a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system"

{adj: outbound, outward, outward-bound} that is going out or leaving
"the departing train"
"an outward journey"
"outward-bound ships"

{adj: out} outside or external
"the out surface of a ship's hull"

{adj: port, larboard} located on the left side of a ship or aircraft

{adj: prefab, prefabricated} manufactured in standard sizes to be shipped and assembled elsewhere
"a prefabricated structure"

{adj: responsible} worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable
"a responsible adult"
"responsible journalism"
"a responsible position"
"the captain is responsible for the ship's safety"
"the cabinet is responsible to the parliament"
<-> irresponsible

{adj: ridged, carinate, carinated, keeled} having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or the keel of a ship
"a carinate sepal"

{adj: sea} relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships
"sea stories"
"sea smells"
"sea traffic"
<-> air, land

{adj: sheathed} enclosed in a protective covering; sometimes used in combination
"his sheathed sword"
"the cat's sheathed claws"
"a ship's bottom sheathed in copper"
"copper-sheathed"
<-> unsheathed

{adj: shipboard} taking place or existing on board a ship
"a shipboard fire"
"shipboard romances"

{adj: starboard} located on the right side of a ship or aircraft

{adj: sunken, submerged} under water; e.g. at the bottom of a body of water
"sunken treasure"
"a sunken ship"
<-> afloat, aground

{adj: synecdochic, synecdochical} using the name of a part for that of the whole or the whole for the part; or the special for the general or the general for the special; or the material for the thing made of it
"to use `hand' for `worker' or `ten sail' for `ten ships' or `steel' for `sword' is to use a synecdochic figure of speech"

{adj: tall} great in vertical dimension; high in stature
"tall people"
"tall buildings"
"tall trees"
"tall ships"
<-> short

{adj: upbound} heading in any direction that is conventionally up
"upbound shipping lanes"

{adj: wrecked} destroyed in an accident
"a wrecked ship"
"a highway full of wrecked cars"

{adv: aback} having the wind against the forward side of the sails
"the ship came up into the wind with all yards aback"

{adv: abeam} at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane

{adv: aboard, alongside} side by side
"anchored close aboard another ship"

{adv: aboard, onboard} on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle

{adv: afar} (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far
"we traveled afar"
"we could see the ship afar off"
"the Magi came from afar"

{adv: aft, abaft, astern} at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
"stow the luggage aft"
"ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"
"the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"
<-> fore

{adv: aground} with the bottom lodged on the ground
"he ran the ship aground"

{adv: aloft} at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
"climbed aloft to unfurl the sail"

{adv: amidships, amidship, midships} at or near or toward the center of a ship
"in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear"

{adv: astern} (of a ship or an airplane) behind
"we dropped her astern on the end of a seven-inch manilla, and she laid comfortably on the ebb tide"

{adv: athwart} at right angles to the center line of a ship

{adv: between decks, 'tween decks} in the space between decks, on a ship

{adv: fore, forward} near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane
"the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"
<-> aft

{adv: hard} to the full extent possible; all the way
"hard alee"
"the ship went hard astern"
"swung the wheel hard left"

{adv: large} with the wind abaft the beam
"a ship sailing large"

{adv: now} in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events
"President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard"
"Washington now decides to cross the Delaware"
"the ship is now listing to port"

{adv: out of sight, out of view} no longer visible
"the ship disappeared behind the horizon and passed out of sight"

{adv: southerly} toward the south
"the ship turned southerly"

{adv: under way} in motion; set in motion
"the ship got under way"

{adv: unswervingly} without swerving; in a direct and unswerving manner
"the ship travelled unswervingly through the night"

{n: Azores, Acores} islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal
"the Azores are strategically located on transatlantic air and shipping routes"

{n: Battle of the Spanish Armada} in the English Channel a small fleet of British ships successfully defeated the large armada sent from Spain by Philip II to invade England

{n: Bermuda Triangle} an area in the western Atlantic Ocean where many ships and planes are supposed to have been mysteriously lost

{n: Bermuda chub, rudderfish, Kyphosus sectatrix} food and game fish around Bermuda and Florida; often follow ships

{n: Bosporus} a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping route

{n: Boston Tea Party} demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea

{n: Bounty, H.M.S. Bounty} a ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat

{n: Bremerhaven} a port city in northwestern Germany at the mouth of the Weser River on the North Sea; has a deep natural harbor and is an important shipping center

{n: Brownsville} a city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande near its mouth into the Gulf of Mexico; has a channel that accommodates oceangoing ships

{n: Cabin class, second class} accommodations on a ship or train or plane that are less expensive than first class accommodations

{n: Cape Hatteras} a promontory on Hatteras Island off the Atlantic coast of North Carolina
"frequent storms drive ships to their destruction on Cape Hatteras"

{n: Charybdis} (Greek mythology) a ship-devouring whirlpool lying on the other side of a narrow strait from Scylla

{n: Churchill} a Canadian town in northern Manitoba on Hudson Bay; important port for shipping grain

{n: Constitution, Old Ironsides} United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston

{n: Echeneididae, family Echeneididae, family Echeneidae} fishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships

{n: Exocet} a guided missile developed by the French government for use against ships

{n: Farragut, David Glasgow Farragut} United States admiral who commanded Union ships during the American Civil War (1801-1870)

{n: Flying Dutchman} a phantom ship that is said to appear in storms near the Cape of Good Hope

{n: Flying Dutchman} the captain of a phantom ship (the Flying Dutchman) who was condemned to sail against the wind until Judgment Day

{n: Gibraltar, Rock of Gibraltar, Calpe} location of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain; strategically important because it can control the entrance of ships into the Mediterranean; one of the Pillars of Hercules

{n: Gota Canal} a canal for small oceangoing ships to enter Lake Vanern in Sweden

{n: Indiaman} a large sailing ship that was engaged in the British trade with India

{n: Japan, Nippon, Nihon} a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building

{n: Jonah} (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land

{n: Kidd, William Kidd, Captain Kidd} Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)

{n: Liberty ship} a slow cargo ship built during World War II

{n: Mayflower} the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620

{n: Panama Canal} a ship canal 40 miles long across the Isthmus of Panama built by the United States (1904-1914)

{n: Roberts, Bartholomew Roberts} a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)

{n: Saint Lawrence Seaway, St. Lawrence Seaway} a seaway involving the Saint Lawrence River and the Great Lakes that was developed jointly by Canada and the United States; oceangoing ships can travel as far west as Lake Superior

{n: Santiago, Santiago de Cuba} a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the United States fleet bottled up the Spanish ships in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba and destroyed them when they tried to escape

{n: Suez Canal} a ship canal in northeastern Egypt linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea

{n: Tangier, Tangiers} a city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of Gibraltar
"the first tangerines were shipped from Tangier to Europe in 1841"

{n: United States waters, U.S. waters} territorial waters included within a distance of 12 nautical miles of the coasts of the United States and its territories
"ships operating in United States waters must adhere to United States laws and regulations"

{n: Valdez} a port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world

{n: Vanderbilt, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Commodore Vanderbilt} United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)

{n: abandoned ship, derelict} a ship abandoned on the high seas

{n: amphibious assault} an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships

{n: anchor light, riding light, riding lamp} a light in the rigging of a ship that is riding at anchor

{n: appointment, fitting} (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)

{n: argosy} one or more large merchant ships

{n: articles of agreement, shipping articles} a contract between crew and captain of a ship

{n: attack submarine} a military submarine designed and armed to attack enemy shipping

{n: autopilot, automatic pilot, robot pilot} a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady course

{n: auxiliary boiler, donkey boiler} (nautical) an extra boiler (as a ship's boiler that is used while the ship is in port)

{n: auxiliary engine, donkey engine} (nautical) a small engine (as one used on board ships to operate a windlass)

{n: ballast} any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship

{n: banana boat} a ship designed to transport bananas

{n: bark, barque} a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts

{n: barratry} (maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo; includes every breach of trust such as stealing or sinking or deserting the ship or embezzling the cargo

{n: bay} a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital
"they put him in the sick bay"

{n: beacon, lighthouse, beacon light, pharos} a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships

{n: becket} (nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other; used to secure loose items on a ship

{n: belaying pin} a wood or metal bar to which a rope can be secured (as on a ship or in mountain climbing)

{n: bell book} a logbook in which all orders concerning the main engines of a ship are recorded

{n: bell, ship's bell} (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.

{n: belly} the hollow inside of something
"in the belly of the ship"

{n: berth, bunk, built in bed} a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers

{n: bilge keel} either of two lengthwise fins attached along the outside of a ship's bilge; reduces rolling

{n: bilge, bilge water} water accumulated in the bilge of a ship

{n: bill of health} a certificate saying that a departing ship's company is healthy (to be presented at the next port of arrival)

{n: bill of lading, waybill} a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery

{n: bill, account, invoice} an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
"he paid his bill and left"
"send me an account of what I owe"

{n: binnacle} a nonmagnetic housing for a ship's compass (usually in front of the helm)

{n: black flag, pirate flag, Jolly Roger, blackjack} a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship

{n: blockade-runner} a ship that runs through or around a naval blockade

{n: boarder} someone who forces their way aboard ship
"stand by to repel boarders"

{n: boarding card, boarding pass} a pass that allows you to board a ship or plane

{n: boarding, embarkation, embarkment} the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
<-> disembarkation

{n: boatload, shipload, carload} the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
"he imported wine by the boatload"

{n: boatswain's chair, bosun's chair} a seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship

{n: boatswain, bos'n, bo's'n, bosun, bo'sun} a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen

{n: bollard, bitt} a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
"the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards"

{n: bottom, freighter, merchantman, merchant ship} a cargo ship
"they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"

{n: brace} a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it

{n: brass monkey} a metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships

{n: breeches buoy} a life buoy in the form of a ring with short breeches for support; used to transfer people from a ship

{n: bridge, bridge deck} an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands

{n: brig} a penal institution (especially on board a ship)

{n: broadside} the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern
"the ship was broadside to the dock"

{n: bulkhead} a partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments

{n: bumboat} a small boat that ferries supplies and commodities for sale to a larger ship at anchor

{n: bunker} a large container for storing fuel
"the ship's bunkers were full of coal"

{n: cabin boy} a young man acting as a servant on a ship

{n: cabin} small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

{n: capital ship} a warship of the first rank in size and armament

{n: capstan} a windlass rotated in a horizontal plane around a vertical axis; used on ships for weighing anchor or raising heavy sails

{n: captain, skipper} the naval officer in command of a military ship

{n: cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, hold, storage area} the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo

{n: cargo ship, cargo vessel} a ship designed to carry cargo

{n: carrick bitt} either of a pair of strong posts that support a windlass on a ship's deck

{n: cattleship, cattle boat} a cargo ship for the transport of livestock

{n: center of buoyancy, centre of buoyancy, center of immersion, centre of immersion} (physics) the center of mass of the immersed part of ship or other floating object

{n: channel} a deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels
"the ship went aground in the channel"

{n: chincherinchee, wonder flower, Ornithogalum thyrsoides} South African perennial with long-lasting spikes of white blossoms that are shipped in to Europe and America for use as winter cut flowers

{n: circumnavigation} traveling around something (by ship or plane)
"Magellan's circumnavigation of the earth proved that it is a globe"

{n: clipper, clipper ship} a fast sailing ship used in former times

{n: closing, closure} approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap
"the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision"

{n: coaling station} a seaport where ships can take on supplies of coal

{n: coaming} a raised framework around a hatchway on a ship to keep water out

{n: code flag, nautical signal flag} one of an international code of flag signals used between ships

{n: collision} an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object
"three passengers were killed in the collision"
"the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill"

{n: commission} the state of being in good working order and ready for operation
"put the ships into commission"
"the motor was out of commission"

{n: companionway} a stairway or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship

{n: concern} something that interests you because it is important or affects you
"the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"

{n: container ship, containership, container vessel} a cargo ship designed to hold containerized cargoes
"the weight of the documentation of all the consignments on board a contemporary container ship can exceed 90 pounds"

{n: convoy} a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships

{n: cordage} the ropes in the rigging of a ship

{n: corsair} a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)

{n: coxswain, cox} the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew

{n: crate} a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping

{n: crew} the men who man a ship or aircraft

{n: crosswind} wind blowing across the path or a ship or aircraft

{n: cruise ship, cruise liner} a passenger ship used commercially for pleasure cruises

{n: cuddy} the galley or pantry of a small ship

{n: customhouse, customshouse} a government building where customs are collected and where ships are cleared to enter or leave the country

{n: day} an era of existence or influence
"in the day of the dinosaurs"
"in the days of the Roman Empire"
"in the days of sailing ships"
"he was a successful pianist in his day"

{n: deadlight} a strong shutter over a ship's porthole that is closed in stormy weather

{n: debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment} the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft
<-> embarkation

{n: deck-house} a superstructure on the upper deck of a ship

{n: deckhand, roustabout} a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor

{n: deck} a porch that resembles the deck on a ship

{n: degaussing} the process of making a (steel) ship's hull nonmagnetic by producing an opposing magnetic field

{n: demurrage} a charge required as compensation for the delay of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure

{n: demurrage} detention of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure

{n: destabilization} an event that causes a loss of equilibrium (as of a ship or aircraft)

{n: distress signal, distress call} an internationally recognized signal sent out by a ship or plane indicating that help is needed

{n: distress} a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)
"a ship in distress"
"she was the classic maiden in distress"

{n: distribution cost} any cost incurred by a producer or wholesaler or retailer or distributor (as for advertising and shipping etc)

{n: division, naval division} a group of ships of similar type

{n: dock, dockage, docking facility} landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out
"the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"

{n: drawbridge, lift bridge} a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it

{n: drift} the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

{n: drum, metal drum} a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids

{n: dry dock, drydock, graving dock} a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline

{n: engineering, engine room} a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located

{n: ensign} colors flown by a ship to show its nationality

{n: escutcheon} (nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed

{n: exporting, exportation} the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country

{n: factory ship} a whaling ship equipped to process whale products at sea

{n: fairlead} a pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing

{n: fantail} an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

{n: felucca} a fast narrow sailing ship of the Mediterranean

{n: fin} a stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish

{n: fire ship} a weapon consisting of a ship carrying explosives that is set adrift to destroy enemy ships

{n: fireboat} a boat equipped to fight fires on ships or along a waterfront

{n: first class} the most expensive accommodations on a ship or train or plane

{n: flagship} the ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag

{n: floating mine, marine mine} an explosive mine designed to destroy ships that bump into it

{n: flotsam, jetsam} the floating wreckage of a ship

{n: flying bridge, flybridge, fly bridge, monkey bridge} the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house

{n: foghorn, fogsignal} a loud low warning signal that can be heard by fogbound ships

{n: forecastle, fo'c'sle} living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed

{n: foundering, going under} (of a ship) sinking

{n: freedom of the seas} the right of merchant ships to travel freely in international waters

{n: funnel} (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)

{n: futtock shroud} shroud that is part of a ship's rigging

{n: galleon} a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries

{n: galley, ship's galley, caboose, cookhouse} the area for food preparation on a ship

{n: garboard, garboard plank, garboard strake} the first wale laid next to the keel of a wooden ship

{n: gas-turbine ship} a ship powered by a gas turbine

{n: gig} tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use of captain

{n: gimbal} an appliance that allows an object (such as a ship's compass) to remain horizontal even as its support tips

{n: glory hole, lazaretto} a small locker at the stern of a boat or between decks of a ship

{n: going ashore} debarkation from a boat or ship

{n: goose barnacle, gooseneck barnacle, Lepas fascicularis} stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbers

{n: growler} a small iceberg or ice floe just large enough to be hazardous for shipping

{n: guard ship} a warship (at anchor or under way) required to maintain a higher degree of readiness than others in its squadron

{n: gyrostabilizer, gyrostabiliser} a stabilizer consisting of a heavy gyroscope that spins on a vertical axis; reduces side-to-side rolling of a ship or plane

{n: hand} a member of the crew of a ship
"all hands on deck"

{n: harborage, harbourage} (nautical) a place of refuge (as for a ship)

{n: hardtack, pilot biscuit, pilot bread, sea biscuit, ship biscuit} very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple

{n: hatchway, opening, scuttle} an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

{n: head sea} a sea in which the waves are running directly against the course of the ship

{n: headfast} a mooring line that secures the bow of a boat or ship to a wharf

{n: headway, head} forward movement
"the ship made little headway against the gale"

{n: headwind} wind blowing opposite to the path of a ship or aircraft

{n: head} (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship

{n: heel} the lower end of a ship's mast

{n: helmsman, steersman, steerer} the person who steers a ship

{n: helm} a position of leadership
"the President is at the helm of the Ship of State"

{n: holystone} a soft sandstone used for scrubbing the decks of a ship

{n: home port} the port from which a ship originates of where it is registered

{n: homing torpedo} a torpedo that is guided to its target (as by the sound of a ship's engines)

{n: hospital ship} a ship built to serve as a hospital; used for wounded in wartime

{n: hulk} a ship that has been wrecked and abandoned

{n: hull} the frame or body of ship

{n: huon pine, Lagarostrobus franklinii, Dacrydium franklinii} Tasmanian timber tree with yellow aromatic wavy-grained wood used for carving and ship building; sometimes placed in genus Dacrydium

{n: hurricane deck, hurricane roof, promenade deck, awning deck} a deck at the top of a passenger ship

{n: icebreaker, iceboat} a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation

{n: infection} (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure

{n: intercommunication system, intercom} a communication system linking different rooms within a building or ship etc

{n: intercommunication} mutual communication; communication with each other
"they intercepted intercommunication between enemy ships"

{n: interphone} a telephonic intercommunication system linking different rooms in a building or ship etc

{n: jack} small flag indicating a ship's nationality

{n: jetsam} the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm

{n: jolly boat, jolly} a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work

{n: keelson} a longitudinal beam connected to the keel of ship to strengthen it

{n: kill} the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
"the pilot reported two kills during the mission"

{n: knacker} someone who buys old buildings or ships and breaks them up to recover the materials in them

{n: landing party} a part of a ship's company organized for special duties ashore

{n: lanyard, laniard} (nautical) a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships

{n: larboard, port} the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose
<-> starboard

{n: leeway} (of a ship or plane) sideways drift

{n: life raft, Carling float} a raft to use if a ship must be abandoned in an emergency

{n: lifeboat} a strong sea boat designed to rescue people from a sinking ship

{n: lightship} a ship equipped like a lighthouse and anchored where a permanent lighthouse would be impracticable

{n: limbers} a channel or gutter on either side of a ship's keelson; carries bilge water into the pump well

{n: line of battle} a line formed by troops or ships prepared to deliver or receive an attack

{n: liner, ocean liner} a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)

{n: load line, Plimsoll line, Plimsoll mark, Plimsoll} waterlines to show the level the water should reach when the ship is properly loaded

{n: loading} the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
"the loading took 2 hours"
<-> unloading

{n: log} a written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)

{n: log} measuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water

{n: lubber's line, lubber line, lubber's mark, lubber's point} a fixed line on a ship's compass indicating its heading

{n: lurch, pitch, pitching} abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
"the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"

{n: magnetic mine} (nautical) a marine mine that is detonated by a mechanism that responds to magnetic material (as the steel hull of a ship)

{n: mail-order buying, catalog buying} buying goods to be shipped through the mail

{n: man-of-war, ship of the line} a warship intended for combat

{n: manifest} a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane

{n: maquiladora} an assembly plant in Mexico (near the United States border); parts are shipped into Mexico and the finished product is shipped back across the border

{n: marine engineer, naval engineer} a naval officer responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship's engines

{n: maritime law, marine law, admiralty law} the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.

{n: master, captain, sea captain, skipper} an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

{n: master-at-arms} the senior petty officer; responsible for discipline aboard ship

{n: mate, first mate} the officer below the master on a commercial ship

{n: messmate} (nautical) an associate with whom you share meals in the same mess (as on a ship)

{n: metacenter, metacentre} (shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side; the distance of this intersection above the center of gravity is an indication of the stability of the ship

{n: minelayer} ship equipped for laying marine mines

{n: minesweeper} ship equipped to detect and then destroy or neutralize or remove marine mines

{n: mine} explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

{n: monkey ladder} a light ladder to the monkey bridge on a ship

{n: muster roll} a list of names of officers and men in a military unit or ship's company

{n: narco-state} an area that has been taken over and is controlled and corrupted by drug cartels and where law enforcement is effectively nonexistent
"this Mexican town has become a narco-state that ships 100 pounds of cocaine to the United States every day"

{n: naval engineering} the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of ships

{n: navigability} the quality of being suitable for the passage of a ship or aircraft

{n: navigation, pilotage, piloting} the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

{n: navigational system} a system that provides information useful in determining the position and course of a ship or aircraft

{n: navigation} ship traffic
"the channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts"

{n: navigator} in earlier times, a person who explored by ship

{n: nuclear-powered ship} ship whose motive power comes from the energy of a nuclear reactor

{n: oakum} loose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships

{n: officer, ship's officer} a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
"he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"

{n: offing} the part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area
"there was a ship in the offing"

{n: oil slick} a thin film of oil floating on top of water (especially crude oil spilled from a ship)

{n: oil tanker, oiler, tanker, tank ship} a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk

{n: order} (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
"the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London"

{n: outfitting} the act of renovating and fitting out a ship

{n: overhead} (nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship

{n: passage, transit} a journey usually by ship
"the outward passage took 10 days"

{n: passenger ship} a ship built to carry passengers

{n: patent log, screw log, taffrail log} a cigar-shaped log with rotary fins that measure the ship's speed

{n: patrol boat, patrol ship} a vessel assigned to patrol an area

{n: picket ship} a ship serving as a picket

{n: pier, wharf, wharfage, dock} a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

{n: pilot boat} a boat to carry pilots to and from large ships

{n: pilot} a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

{n: piracy, buccaneering} hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it
"air piracy"

{n: pirate, pirate ship} a ship that is manned by pirates

{n: planking} (nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)

{n: poop deck} an exposed partial weather deck on the stern superstructure of a ship

{n: port of call} any port where a ship stops except its home port

{n: port, embrasure, porthole} an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through

{n: porthole} a window in a ship or airplane

{n: press of sail, press of canvas} the greatest amount of sail that a ship can carry safely

{n: privateer} a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation

{n: pump well} an enclosure in the middle of a ship's hold that protects the ship's pumps

{n: purser} an officer aboard a ship who keeps accounts and attends to the passengers' welfare

{n: quarterdeck} the stern area of a ship's upper deck

{n: ratline, ratlin} (nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship; they form a ladder for climbing aloft

{n: refit} outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts)

{n: reshipment} the act of shipping again (especially by transferring to another ship)

{n: rhumb line, rhumb, loxodrome} a line on a sphere that cuts all meridians at the same angle; the path taken by a ship or plane that maintains a constant compass direction

{n: rider plate} a horizontal beam (or plate) connected to the top of a ship's vertical keel or to the keelson

{n: ridge rope} either of a pair of lifelines running alongside the bowsprit of a ship

{n: rigger} someone who rigs ships

{n: rigging, tackle} gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails

{n: right of search} the right of a belligerent to stop neutral ships on the high seas in wartime and search them

{n: ring, halo, annulus, anulus, doughnut, anchor ring} a toroidal shape
"a ring of ships in the harbor"
"a halo of smoke"

{n: rudderfish, banded rudderfish, Seriola zonata} fish having the habit of following ships; found in North American and South American coastal waters

{n: run} a regular trip
"the ship made its run in record time"

{n: sailing master, navigator} the ship's officer in charge of navigation

{n: sailing vessel, sailing ship} a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

{n: sailor, crewman} any member of a ship's crew

{n: salvage} the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire

{n: save-all} a net hung between ship and pier while loading a ship

{n: school ship, training ship} a ship used to train students as sailors

{n: sea ladder, sea steps} (nautical) ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard

{n: sea-duty, service abroad, shipboard duty} naval service aboard a ship at sea

{n: seaport, haven, harbor, harbour} a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

{n: search} boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas
"right of search"

{n: seaway, sea lane, ship route, trade route} a lane at sea that is a regularly used route for vessels

{n: sennit} flat braided cordage that is used on ships

{n: shanghaier, seizer} a kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship

{n: shell plating} the plates covering the frame of a steel ship and corresponding to the planking of a wooden ship

{n: ship broker} an agent for the ship owner; obtains cargo and may arrange for its loading or discharge

{n: ship canal, shipway} a canal large enough for seagoing vessels

{n: ship chandler} a dealer in equipment and supplies for ships

{n: ship money} an impost levied in England to provide money for ships for national defense

{n: ship's chandler} a dealer in sails and ropes and other supplies for sailing ships

{n: ship's company, company} crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship

{n: ship's papers} official papers which a ship is legally required to have; related to ownership, cargo, etc.

{n: ship-breaker} a contractor who buys old ships and breaks them up for scrap

{n: ship-towed long-range acoustic detection system} a shipboard system consisting of an acoustic detection system that is towed behind the ship

{n: shipboard system} a system designed to work as a coherent entity on board a naval ship

{n: shipbuilder, ship builder} a person who builds ships as a business

{n: shipbuilder} a business that builds and repairs ships

{n: shipbuilding industry} an industry that builds ships

{n: shipbuilding} the construction of ships

{n: shipmate} an associate on the same ship with you

{n: shipowner} someone who owns a ship or a share in a ship

{n: shipper} a company in the business of shipping freight

{n: shipper} someone who ships goods

{n: shipping agent} the agent of a shipowner

{n: shipping clerk} an employee who ships and receives goods

{n: shipping company} a company that provides shipping services

{n: shipping fever, shipping pneumonia} a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)

{n: shipping office} the office of a shipping agent; an office where seamen are hired

{n: shipping room} a room where goods are packaged and shipped

{n: shipping, cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels} conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry

{n: shipside} the part of a wharf that is next to a ship

{n: shipworm, teredinid} wormlike marine bivalve that bores into wooden piers and ships by means of drill-like shells

{n: shipwreck, wreck} an accident that destroys a ship at sea

{n: shipwreck} a wrecked ship (or a part of one)

{n: shipwright, shipbuilder, ship builder} a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels

{n: shipyard} a workplace where ships are built or repaired

{n: ship} a vessel that carries passengers or freight

{n: sickbay, sick berth} (nautical) a room for the treatment of the sick or injured (as on a ship)

{n: sister ship} a ship that is one of two or more similar ships built at the same time

{n: slave ship} a ship used to transport slaves from their homes to places of bondage

{n: slop chest} commissary maintained aboard merchant ships to sell merchandise to the crew

{n: smack} a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast

{n: small ship} a ship that is small

{n: small stores} personal items conforming to regulations that are sold aboard ship or at a naval base and charged to the person's pay

{n: sonic boom} an explosive sound caused by the shock wave of an airplane traveling faster than the speed of sound
"a sonic boom follows an aircraft as a wake follows a ship"

{n: square-rigger} a square-rigged sailing ship

{n: starboard} the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose
<-> larboard

{n: station} (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty

{n: steamer, steamship} a ship powered by one or more steam engines

{n: steerage} the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship

{n: steering, steerage} the act of steering a ship

{n: step} a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed

{n: stern chaser} a naval gun able to fire astern at a ship in chase

{n: stern, after part, quarter, poop, tail} the rear part of a ship

{n: steward} the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements

{n: stokehold, stokehole, fireroom} (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired

{n: stowaway} a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage

{n: submersible, submersible warship} a warship designed to operate under water
<-> surface ship

{n: supercargo} an officer on a merchant ship in charge of the cargo and its sale and purchase

{n: superstructure} structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck

{n: surface ship} a warship that operates on the surface of the water
<-> submersible

{n: taffrail} the railing around the stern of a ship

{n: tailwind} wind blowing in the same direction as the path of a ship or aircraft

{n: tallyman, tally clerk} one who keeps a tally of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received

{n: tender, ship's boat, pinnace, cutter} a boat for communication between ship and shore

{n: tender, supply ship} ship that usually provides supplies to other ships

{n: three-decker} any ship having three decks

{n: tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning} the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
"the tower had a pronounced tilt"
"the ship developed a list to starboard"
"he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"

{n: tonnage, tunnage, tonnage duty} a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship

{n: topside} (usually plural) weather deck; the part of a ship's hull that is above the waterline

{n: tourist class, third class} inexpensive accommodations on a ship or train

{n: transport ship} a ship for carrying soldiers or military equipment

{n: transportation, shipping, transport} the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

{n: transporter} a crane for moving material with dispatch as in loading and unloading ships

{n: treasure ship} a 16th-century ship loaded with treasure

{n: troopship} ship for transporting troops

{n: trucking company} a company that ships goods or possessions by truck

{n: tugboat, tug, towboat, tower} a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

{n: turnaround, turnaround time} time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip

{n: unloading} the labor of taking a load of something off of or out of a vehicle or ship or container etc.
<-> loading

{n: vagabond} anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place
"pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea"

{n: wale, strake} thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship

{n: warship, war vessel, combat ship} a government ship that is available for waging war

{n: watch} a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

{n: waterline, water line, water level} a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship

{n: ways, shipway, slipway} structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired

{n: weather ship} an oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations

{n: weatherliness} (of a sailing vessel) the quality of being able to sail close to the wind with little drift to the leeward (even in a stiff wind)
"the Spanish ships had superior speed and weatherliness"

{n: well} an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps

{n: whaler, whaling ship} a ship engaged in whale fishing

{n: whaler} a seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales

{n: wharf rat} someone who lives near wharves and lives by pilfering from ships or warehouses

{n: windjammer} a large sailing ship

{n: wreck} a ship that has been destroyed at sea

{n: yardarm} either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship

{n: yawl} a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)

{n: yellow jack} yellow flag hoist on a ship in quarantine

{v: batten, batten down, secure} furnish with battens
"batten ships"

{v: batten} secure with battens
"batten down a ship's hatches"

{v: beach} land on a beach
"the ship beached near the port"

{v: bear down on, bear down upon} sail towards another vessel, of a ship

{v: bitt} secure with a bitt
"bitt the ship line"

{v: board, get on} get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
<-> get off

{v: bottom} strike the ground, as with a ship's bottom

{v: bream} clean (a ship's bottom) with heat

{v: bunker} fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil

{v: bunker} transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse

{v: call at, out in} enter a harbor
"the ship called in Athens"

{v: call} make a stop in a harbour
"The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow"

{v: careen, wobble, shift, tilt} move sideways or in an unsteady way
"The ship careened out of control"

{v: circumnavigate, compass} travel around, either by plane or ship
"We compassed the earth"

{v: clear} free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
"Clear the ship and let it dock"

{v: coal} take in coal
"The big ship coaled"

{v: commission} put into commission ; equip for service ; of ships

{v: conn} conduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane

{v: containerize, containerise} package in a container
"The cargo was containerized for safe and efficient shipping"

{v: convoy} escort in transit
"the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"
"the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"

{v: course} move swiftly through or over
"ships coursing the Atlantic"

{v: crate} put into a crate ; as for protection
"crate the paintings before shipping them to the museum"
<-> uncrate

{v: deaden} lessen the momentum or velocity of
"deaden a ship's headway"

{v: demagnetize, demagnetise, degauss} make nonmagnetic ; take away the magnetic properties (of)


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