Meaning of SHIP in English

SHIP

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cruise ship/liner

a luxury cruise ship

a luxury ship/yacht

He'd booked a holiday on a luxury cruise ship.

a manufacturing/shipping/publishing etc company

I’m working for a printing company at the moment.

a passenger ship

It is the biggest passenger ship afloat.

a rescue helicopter/boat/ship

A rescue helicopter is on its way.

a shipping forecast (= a forecast about weather conditions at sea )

According to the shipping forecast, strong winds can be expected later today.

cruise ship

mother ship

run/keep a tight ship (= manage a company, organization etc strictly and effectively )

sailing ship

ship's chandler

shipping forecast

shipping lane

shipping lanes

busy shipping lanes

steel/oil/shipping etc magnate

a powerful media magnate

tall ship

transport ship

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

cargo

Q: I have heard that you can reach many places in the world as passengers on cargo ships .

During a routine docking maneuver to resupply, we collided with a cargo ship .

And Weider Travel, of Felixstowe, has offered them a place on the cargo ship Sexton.

Lying in the anchorage were two light cruisers, a number of destroyers, and about ten cargo ships .

The only retail travel agency in Britain specialising in passenger journeys on board cargo ships .

Tankers and cargo ships make easy targets.

A river passenger boat crashed into a cargo ship and sank on the Amazon on March 7 after leaving Iquitos.

cruise

One man's job was to select films for airlines and cruise ships .

Developers have been trying for years to finish building a cruise ship pier that will bring more jobs and tourism to Cozumel.

The cruise ship dilemma is a classic example.

Unlike previous generations of cruise ships , the ever-larger vessels delivered in recent years have virtually no single cabins.

Beds on cruise ships may either be free standing or bunk beds. g. Will there be self service at mealtimes?

Best cruise ships overall: 1.

As a cruise ship is primarily a hotel and leisure complex over half the staff are employed in these areas of specialisation.

Instead, his cheerleading coach said, he chose to spend his spring break on a cruise ship .

supply

This time Dennis claimed hits on a destroyer while Osborne inflicted damage on a supply ship .

■ VERB

abandon

I don't understand why Andropulos and the others didn't abandon ship earlier.

They enrolled here expecting much and are reluctant to abandon ship , though I have argued with them.

The crew now wanted to abandon ship , and a few minutes later red flares were seen dead ahead.

Ribault soon had to abandon the other two ships , the last reminders of a planned Huguenot empire.

Paul Reichmann was not yet ready to abandon the ship .

He was discouraged, ready to abandon ship .

Of course I don't want to abandon ship .

We make ready to abandon ship !

board

Pirates in fast boats have tried to board ships off Bab el-Mandeb in the Red Sea's southern tip.

Ishmael recalls boarding an Enderby ship with pleasure because of its fine provisions.

Around 300 people managed to board a ship which set sail, but this was intercepted in the harbour by coastguards.

The pier will bring more tourists, who will browse the boutiques and souvenir stores before boarding their ship at night.

As they draw near Elijah detains them and asks if they intend to board the ship .

Chapter Eight On 14 July 1892, Maisie's son boarded a merchant ship and sailed away from his homeland.

build

In 1785 it cost £63,174 to build the 100-gun ship Victory.

When built , the arsenal ships will have the smallest crews of any Navy ship except small coastal patrol craft.

It would make more sense to build the ships in this country and use those millions to subsidise the industry.

Developers have been trying for years to finish building a cruise ship pier that will bring more jobs and tourism to Cozumel.

They were major subcontractors competing to design and build the arsenal ship .

jump

Harley would have them jump ship just as it's pulling into the dock.

Half the grunts jumped on to the sixteen ships , leaving the rest to wait for the last flight.

When the Blefuscans saw me, they were so frightened that they jumped out of their ships and swam to the beach.

The survivors had to jump from their sinking ship or walk on wobbling planks in order to be taken aboard.

My first commitment is to Aprilia and I don't intend to jump ship .

Before that happened, Ventura himself jumped ship .

Fox jumped ship after Modesty Blaise in 1966.

Eight grunts jumped on each ship .

leave

Probably the FedPol contingent visiting Vadinamia had left a backup ship in orbit, as they often do.

I a most sorry, and so is Captain Binneford, but no one can leave the ship .

After another short chat they joined the exodus of dockers leaving the ship .

She left the ship in Mazatlan the night after the performance.

At midday, he would retire to the galley and leave the ship to Hal while he prepared his lunch.

She had stopped giving me murderous looks and seemed quite bright-eyed as we got ourselves ready to leave the ship .

The experience will continue to influence those who have served long after they leave the ship .

sail

The question of sailing the ship against winds or currents I submit the Khan ought to leave to sailors.

Patrick builds an entire world filled with bubble machines, sailing ships and friendly dinosaurs.

It's time to take the wheel, in each case a slender Bakelite rim of sailing ship proportions.

Just as the sailing ship belonged to a world before jobs, the space ship belongs to a world after jobs.

They decided to keep the sailors to help sail the ship , but they did not need me.

The prejob world used sailing ships .

None of you knows how to sail the ship home.

At the four corners of the block were bronzed steer skulls, and the front of the block showed a sailing ship .

sink

Like the people who made the bomb, the Clinton team understood that loose lips sink more than ships .

They didn't make him redundant this time, they just sank the ships he was on.

The survivors had to jump from their sinking ship or walk on wobbling planks in order to be taken aboard.

Like Mrs Patrick Campbell, marsupials seem to be sinking ships , firing on their rescuers.

On 8 August, 1813, a sudden and violent squall sank both ships within minutes of each other.

Jean was pushed out of this sinking ship , but he actually should have jumped.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

(like) rats leaving the sinking ship

abandon ship

He was discouraged, ready to abandon ship.

I don't understand why Andropulos and the others didn't abandon ship earlier.

Of course I don't want to abandon ship.

The crew now wanted to abandon ship, and a few minutes later red flares were seen dead ahead.

They enrolled here expecting much and are reluctant to abandon ship, though I have argued with them.

We make ready to abandon ship!

jump ship

Many workers will jump ship if their employers try to limit their bonus.

Before that happened, Ventura himself jumped ship.

Does this mean Accord and Camry owners will be jumping ship for Chevrolet?

Fox jumped ship after Modesty Blaise in 1966.

Harley would have them jump ship just as it's pulling into the dock.

My first commitment is to Aprilia and I don't intend to jump ship.

Precious few traders were invited to return to Salomon after they had jumped ship, but Dipasquale was made an exception.

Recruits in the big firms frequently jump ship.

Sam seriously injured the fellow, and was then compelled to jump ship.

shape up or ship out

supply ship/convoy/route etc

An Axis supply convoy was now spotted by a Maryland, and on 7 May an attack was laid on.

At other times, they waged an incessant guerrilla war, attacking isolated Roman garrisons, ambushing caravans, cutting supply routes.

From the summit there is a view of the Roman supply route, Dere Street.

Mr Mobutu had cut the supply route after a dispute with Mr Savimbi.

None of the supply routes go close to the point where Sunderby's aircraft ditched.

The bases and the well-traveled supply routes that kept them run-ning were as obvious as Nui Ba Den.

This time Dennis claimed hits on a destroyer while Osborne inflicted damage on a supply ship.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cargo ship

a cruise ship

a reduction in oil shipments

Hundreds of cars are lined up outside the factory, awaiting shipment to France and Holland.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Another ship called in that a pilot was killed, and it turned back.

Half-stunned, he struggled back aboard, to defend his ship like a fortress.

I heard what had caught his attention the heavy thump of a big ship engine.

I moved the aim away from the ship , an automatic precaution.

Then they will take their place on the ship at Tilbury among the food, plants and livestock cargo.

They brush off Elijah and board the ship , but they see no sign of the mysterious figures they saw boarding earlier.

They identified your ten ships right away and cheered back.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

in

Sand had been shipped in to form a deeper and wider beach, to accommodate up to two hundred people.

Meat shipped in from abroad has been pinpointed as the most likely source.

National stores have had ball gowns shipped in from all over the country.

Seven-eighths of the water the town of Aegina consumes is shipped in from the mainland.

It was casual and served freshly caught lobster shipped in from St Vincent.

now

Models 5 and 25 are shipping now in volume.

off

A quantity of ore is here shipped off to distant smelting-houses.

How you hate being shipped off to Long Island for weeks on end during the summer.

The pockets of hops were stored here until they were shipped off to market or to a brewery.

out

Was this driven by the need to ship out the occupants of the decaying and unviable institutions?

Braden and Ellsworth shipped out together and took Watling Street with them.

They recalled kidneys being removed from chimpanzees in these places, and then shipped out .

My whole flight-school class was suddenly redesignated as glider-pilot candidates and shipped out .

His unit was shipping out for the latest hot spot, Formosa, in a couple of weeks.

over

Stone and marble fixtures weighing 400 tonnes from a garden in Boston have been shipped over for this sale.

■ NOUN

company

Both companies have already shipped versions of the software, but both see the need to improve performance.

The company none the less began regular shipping over the spur that year, which continued until 1965.

The company now intends shipping production code for the first time this week, saying it has hundreds of orders.

Acer is one of the few companies shipping a monitor of this size aimed at the home market.

copy

Random House says it is shipping 150, 000 copies , and has paper ready to print another 100, 000.

country

But it's possible the antiques and art may have already been shipped out of the country .

More than three million tonnes of waste were shipped from the industrialised countries of the South between 1986 and 1988.

product

The company also has its Smartstream decision support products ready to ship under Unix at the end of the month.

Assembled products can be quickly shipped to wherever they are needed with just-in-time air freight delivery systems.

Both products are due to ship at the beginning of June.

The product is expected to ship in September, he said in an interview at his Woodside estate.

system

Some systems are still shipped with 16 megabytes, but Windows 95 runs much faster and more reliably with increased memory.

The system is expected to ship by the third quarter of 1996.

unit

Worldwide, since its launch some fifteen months ago, PageMaker has shipped in excess of 30,000 units for the Macintosh.

However, Sony only began shipping units in quantity in mid-1994, spokeswoman Gemma Richardson pointed out.

The catalogue has been distributed to current customers and resellers and will ship with all units .

We shipped the first units in the first and second weeks of May 1993.

PageMaker shipped 30,000 units in its first year and has now become regarded as the benchmark for today's competitors.

version

Pre-final spec T9000-based versions will ship in June/July followed by final spec versions in the fourth quarter.

The read-only version of Image/SQL will ship before year-end, with the full version following in mid-1993.

OpenVMS versions will start shipping in July.

Both the X and character versions will be shipped together so users can upgrade for free.

world

If computers are now to be shipped to the third world , what are they going instead of?

The story was picked up by the Associated Press and shipped around the world .

Both governments fear censure if the fuel is shipped around the world again.

Here the usual export formalities occur before the guitars are shipped all over the world .

All works of art have the inalienable right to remain in their original abode rather than being shipped around the world for display.

The fleet will be shipped around the world to venues where the sailing will be just part of a larger event.

■ VERB

begin

Alcatel PABXs running Chorus began shipping earlier this year, with volumes expected soon.

However, Sony only began shipping units in quantity in mid-1994, spokeswoman Gemma Richardson pointed out.

After three years and approximately £2m of research and development, SeaChange 4 began shipping on March 31.

The company none the less began regular shipping over the spur that year, which continued until 1965.

In 1958, Ryan Potato Co. was formed and began shipping table potatoes.

A new San Jose-based subsidiary of the huge company has begun shipping its first products: notebook computers aimed at business users.

We began shipping our Archistrat 4s server only in December.

expect

The company is currently designing a new chassis to provide full mechanical functionality, expecting it to ship in June.

Quantum expects to ship 1. 5 million units by the end of June.

Pioneer and Sony also expect to ship players in the second half of the year.

The product is expected to ship in September, he said in an interview at his Woodside estate.

Oracle expects to ship the product in September.

The system is expected to ship by the third quarter of 1996.

plan

Novell says it is planning to ship version 4.0 of NetWare for Unix by year's end.

Philips plans to ship players, under both its Philips and subsidiary Magnavox labels, late this year.

start

OpenVMS versions will start shipping in July.

MicroHenry is a simpler and cheaper off-line version of Henry, which should start shipping in the summer.

Pentium-based products will also be released, when Intel starts shipping the chip.

This was developed in conjunction with Stratus Computer Inc, and should start shipping in November.

UIM/X Professional 2.0 will start to ship in August.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

(like) rats leaving the sinking ship

supply ship/convoy/route etc

An Axis supply convoy was now spotted by a Maryland, and on 7 May an attack was laid on.

At other times, they waged an incessant guerrilla war, attacking isolated Roman garrisons, ambushing caravans, cutting supply routes.

From the summit there is a view of the Roman supply route, Dere Street.

Mr Mobutu had cut the supply route after a dispute with Mr Savimbi.

None of the supply routes go close to the point where Sunderby's aircraft ditched.

The bases and the well-traveled supply routes that kept them run-ning were as obvious as Nui Ba Den.

This time Dennis claimed hits on a destroyer while Osborne inflicted damage on a supply ship.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

About half of the whisky produced in Scotland is shipped to Japan and the US.

I'm a manufacturer, and I ship electronic goods across the Mexican border, so the new levies will definitely affect my business.

The updated version is scheduled to ship on July 1.

We can ship a replacement to you within 24 hours.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Arizona seed growers suspect the infestation may widen because the state ships its seed to many other states and countries.

It should ship in September or October.

More oil is being shipped in less seaworthy vessels.

The animals were shipped out on Friday, but maybe they didn't know that.

The merchants would under-invoice what was shipped and over-invoice expenses.

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