Definition of shipbreaker in English:

shipbreaker

Syllabification: ship·break·er
Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌbrākər
 
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noun

  • A contractor who breaks up old ships for scrap.
    More example sentences
    • It was towed up the River Thames from Sheerness in Kent to a ship-breaker's yard in Rotherhithe, South London.
    • ‘The first task in the dismantling operation will be repairing holes made in three areas of the Megafloat's bottom when it ran aground,’ the ship-breaker said.
    • Neither does it have a complete inventory of toxic wastes, although the ship-breaker admits that the ship contains both asbestos and polychlorinated biphenyls, a neurotoxin.

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