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training ship Syllabification: train·ing ship
Pronunciation: /ˈtrāniNG ˌSHip/

Definition of training ship in English:


A ship on which people are taught sailing and related skills.
Example sentences
  • The ship was met by a warm welcome from the Brazilian Navy, being berthed in a prominent position astern of the sail training ship Cisne Branco.
  • The replica 18th century Royal Navy frigate was originally the HMS Rose, a sail training ship out of Connecticut before 20th Century Fox acquired it for the movie.
  • She served as a training ship and oceanographic research ship until her final decommissioning in the early '80s.
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