a merchant ship with concealed guns, used to decoy enemy ships into the range of its weapons
To drop-ship an item is to have it sent direct from your supplier to your customer . This is a common method of fulfilling online orders.
a ship filled with explosive materials, set afire and floated among an enemy's ships to destroy them
a ship heavily armed with anti-aircraft weapons, used to protect other vessels from air attack
to leave an organization or cause, either because you think it is about to fail or because you want to join a rival organization
If someone ships out, they leave a place, especially by ship.
to enlist or reenlist in the U.S. Navy
a ship carrying surveillance equipment, used to secretly observe an enemy state from the sea
A tall ship is a sailing ship which has very tall masts and square sails .
the constellation → Argo
to change the tack of a sailing vessel, esp a square-rigger, by coming about so that the wind passes astern
to manoeuvre a vessel onto a new tack
a ship carrying cargo
A cruise ship is a large ship which takes people from place to place on a cruise holiday, and on which entertainment, food, and drink are provided.
a ship providing supplies and facilities for other vessels or naval bases
to decorate a vessel by displaying all signal flags on lines run from the bow to the stern over the mast trucks
A drill ship is a ship which has been modified to include a drilling rig .
a ship which is moored and used as a hotel
a ship providing facilities and supplies for a number of small vessels
a ship propelled by an internal-combustion engine or engines
a sailing vessel used by a person who commits robbery on the seas
a spacecraft powered by rockets
a ship for training young people in seamanship, for a career in the regular or merchant navy
a person who acts for a shipowner by getting cargo and passengers for his or her ships and also handling insurance and other matters
a canal constructed to carry ocean-going ships
a tax levied to finance the fitting out of warships : abolished 1640
rigged as a full-rigged ship
a ship used to transport slaves, esp formerly from Africa to the New World
a ship that provides essential food and equipment to other ships or to offshore oil platforms
a vessel designed to carry out research and surveying
an institution, business, etc. that is highly organized and efficiently run, like a naval vessel on which discipline is strictly enforced
If people abandon ship, they get off a ship because it is sinking.
one of the largest and most heavily armed ships in a naval fleet
a ship provided with drilling equipment and used esp for carrying out test drills
A factory ship is a large fishing boat which has equipment for processing the fish that are caught, for example by cleaning or freezing them, before it returns to port .
a ship used in wars to provide hospital facilities, usually for the armed services
any of various ships designed for transporting troops and heavy equipment in amphibious warfare, capable of making assault landings directly onto a beach
(in World War II) a US supply ship
a ship which is part of a nation's commercial shipping
a naval vessel designed to participate in the retrieval of a satellite, instrument package, or spaceship after it has re-entered the atmosphere and landed in the ocean
A sailing ship is a large ship with sails, especially of the kind that was used to carry passengers or cargo .
a person or business dealing in supplies for ships
a young man or boy employed to attend the needs of passengers or officers aboard ship
a ship equipped for training novices in seamanship, esp for naval service
a ship formerly used to collect meteorological information
a ship engaged in whaling
A container ship is a ship that is designed for carrying goods that are packed in large metal or wooden boxes .
a ship carrying passengers
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