Definition of Shipwreck. Meaning of Shipwreck. Synonyms of Shipwreck

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Definition of Shipwreck

Shipwreck
Shipwreck Ship"wreck`, n. 1. The breaking in pieces, or shattering, of a ship or other vessel by being cast ashore or driven against rocks, shoals, etc., by the violence of the winds and waves. 2. A ship wrecked or destroyed upon the water, or the parts of such a ship; wreckage. --Dryden. 3. Fig.: Destruction; ruin; irretrievable loss. Holding faith and a good conscience, which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck. --1 Tim. 1. 19. It was upon an Indian bill that the late ministry had made shipwreck. --J. Morley.
Shipwreck
Shipwreck Ship"wreck`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipwrecked; p. pr. & vb. n. Shipwrecking.] 1. To destroy, as a ship at sea, by running ashore or on rocks or sandbanks, or by the force of wind and waves in a tempest. Shipwrecking storms and direful thunders break. --Shak. 2. To cause to experience shipwreck, as sailors or passengers. Hence, to cause to suffer some disaster or loss; to destroy or ruin, as if by shipwreck; to wreck; as, to shipwreck a business. --Addison.

Meaning of Shipwreck from wikipedia

- A shipwreck is the wreckage of a ship that is located either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water. Shipwrecking may be intentional...
- Shipwrecking is an event that causes a shipwreck, such as a ship striking something that causes the ship to sink; the stranding of a ship on rocks, land...
- List of shipwrecks of Europe List of shipwrecks of France List of shipwrecks of the United Kingdom List of shipwrecks of England List of shipwrecks of North...
- Shipwrecked is the past tense of shipwreck. Shipwrecked may also refer to: Shipwrecked (TV series), a UK reality television show (2000–2012) Shipwrecked...
- The Uluburun Shipwreck is a Late Bronze Age shipwreck dated to the late 14th century BC, discovered close to the east s**** of Uluburun (Grand Cape), Turkey...
- List of shipwrecks of western Lake Superior List of Great Lakes shipwrecks on the National Register of Historic Places Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum Archived...
- The Dokos shipwreck is the oldest underwater shipwreck discovery known to archeologists. The wreck has been dated to the second Proto-****adic period,...
- February 2012. Costa Concordia: Salvaging a shipwreck (16 December 2012 8:03 PM) Costa Concordia: Salvaging a shipwreck CBC News (2012-12-16). A world askew:...
- Shipwreck is a book published in 1974 that contains text by John Fowles and photography by The Gibsons of Scilly. Four generations of The Gibsons of Scilly...
- A shipwreck is the term for a sunken or derelict ship. Shipwreck may also refer to: Shipwreck (book), a 1974 book with text by John Fowles and photographs...