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ship

  
  
boat, craft, vessel  
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ship

  
  ( ships    plural & 3rd person present)   ( shipping    present participle)   ( shipped    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A ship is a large boat which carries passengers or cargo.  
also by N  
Within ninety minutes the ship was ready for departure..., We went by ship over to America., ...merchant ships.     
2       verb   If people or things are shipped somewhere, they are sent there on a ship or by some other means of transport.  
usu passive  
Food is being shipped to drought-stricken Southern Africa.      be V-ed prep/adv  
3   
    shipping   ship out      phrasal verb   If someone ships out, they leave a place, especially by ship.  
Sailors hung about while they waited to ship out.      V P  


container ship        ( container ships    plural  ) A container ship is a ship that is designed for carrying goods that are packed in large metal or wooden boxes.      n-count  
factory ship        ( factory ships    plural  ) 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.      n-count  
sailing ship        ( sailing ships    plural  ) A sailing ship is a large ship with sails, especially of the kind that were used to carry passengers or cargo.      n-count  
American clippers were the ultimate sailing ships.     
tall ship        ( tall ships    plural  ) A tall ship is a sailing ship which has very tall masts and square sails.      n-count  

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Consulter aussi:

sip, shipshape, shin, shop

that ship has sailed exp.
expression used to describe a lost opportunity or something that is unlikely to happen in the current circumstances

Exemple

He couldn't play tennis anymore after his accident. That ship has sailed for him.

Commentaires additionnels:

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n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports

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