Definition of Ships. Meaning of Ships. Synonyms of Ships

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Definition of Ships

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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 Ships from wikipedia

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- the ships' deadweight tonnage (DWT) and/or gross tonnage (GT) are presented as they are often used to describe the size of a vessel. The ships are listed...
- includes ships that are owned and leased by the U.S. Navy; ships that are formally commissioned, by way of ceremony, and non-commissioned. Ships denoted...
- container ships at major ports, to p****enger-carrying submarines in the Caribbean. Most countries of the world operate fleets of merchant ships. However...
- the construction of ****-driven, wooden-hulled, ships of the line; a number of pure sail-driven ships were converted to this propulsion mechanism. However...
- Slave ships were large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves. Such ships were also known as "Guineamen" because their...
- luxurious ships to serve the steadily expanding market. Notable ships of the era include the SS Ravenna built in 1880, which became the first ship to be built...
- Cruise ships can carry thousands of p****engers in a single trip, and are some of the largest ships in the world by gross tonnage, bigger than many cargo...
- ships are usually seen divided into two broad categories: merchant ships and warships. These categories are overlapping; some kinds of merchant ships...
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