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Definition of Ship

Ship

  1. Pay; reward.
  2. Any large seagoing vessel.
  3. 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.
  4. A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
  5. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
  6. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
  7. Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
  8. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
  9. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
  10. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
  11. To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man-of-war.
  12. To embark on a ship.

Ship Quotations

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. - Thomas Aquinas
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.
Thomas Aquinas

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
Benjamin Franklin

Inspiration is one thing and you can't control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.
Kevin Eubanks

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. - Henrik Ibsen
A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
Henrik Ibsen

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Ship Translations

ship in Afrikaans is skip
ship in Danish is skib
ship in Finnish is laiva
ship in German is Schiff, versenden, Schiff
ship in Italian is vascello, spedire, trasportare
ship in Latin is navis navis, traba
ship in Portuguese is navio
ship in Swedish is fartyg, skepp, inskeppa
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