Definition of Ship. Meaning of Ship. Synonyms of Ship

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Definition of Ship

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Ship Ship, n. [AS. scipe.] Pay; reward. [Obs.] In withholding or abridging of the ship or the hire or the wages of servants. --Chaucer.
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Ship Ship, n. [OE. ship, schip, AS. scip; akin to OFries. skip, OS. scip, D. schip, G. schiff, OHG. scif, Dan. skib, Sw. skeep, Icel. & Goth. skip; of unknown origin. Cf. Equip, Skiff, Skipper.] 1. Any large seagoing vessel. Like a stately ship . . . With all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails filled, and streamers waving. --Milton. Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! --Longfellow. 2. 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.
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Ship Ship, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Shipping.] 1. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water. The timber was . . . shipped in the bay of Attalia, from whence it was by sea transported to Pelusium. --Knolles. 2. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad. 3. Hence, to send away; to get rid of. [Colloq.] 4. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen. 5. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea. 6. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
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Ship Ship, v. i. 1. To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man-of-war. 2. To embark on a ship. --Wyclif (Acts xxviii. 11)
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Packet Pack"et, n. [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the same source as E. pack. See Pack.] 1. A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters. --Shak. 2. Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat. Packet boat, ship, or vessel. See Packet, n., 2. Packet day, the day for mailing letters to go by packet; or the sailing day. Packet note or post. See under Paper.

Meaning of Ship from wikipedia

- A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying goods or p****engers, or in support of specialized...
- A ship is a large vessel that floats on water, specifically the ocean and the sea. Ship or ships may also refer to: Shipping, basic process of transporting...
- In the metaphysics of identity, the Ship of Theseus is a thought experiment that raises the question of whether an object that has had all of its components...
- The Ship may refer to: The Ship (TV series), a 2002 do****entary film The Ship (video game), a first person shooter computer game "The Ship" (Star Trek:...
- Ship-breaking (also known as ship recycling, ship demolition, ship dismantling, or ship cracking) is a type of ship disposal involving the breaking up...
- A warship or combatant ship is a naval ship that is built and primarily intended for naval warfare. Usually they belong to the armed forces of a state...
- clippers may be schooners, brigs, brigantines, etc., as well as full-rigged ships. Clippers were mostly constructed in British and American shipyards, though...
- ship-to-ship (STS) transfer operation is the transfer of cargo between seagoing ships positioned alongside each other, either while stationary or underway...
- pronunciation: [²vɑːsa] (listen)) is a Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1628. The ship sank after sailing roughly 1,300 m (1,400 yd) into her maiden voyage on 10...
- sailing ships, employing square-rigged or fore-and-aft sails. Some ships carry square sails on each mast—the brig and full-rigged ship, said to be "ship-rigged"...