Definition of container ship in English:

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container ship

Pronunciation: /kənˈtānər SHip/

noun

A ship that is designed to carry goods stowed in containers.
Example sentences
  • A larger container ship is to be designed by the shipyard.
  • As the most potentially dangerous and hands-on phase of the exercise, the detention of the Balsa was an exhausting experience for everyone involved - particularly the container ship's crew.
  • A normal fishing trip six miles north of the Third Boca almost turned fatal for an uncle and nephew, when a huge container ship crashed into their pirogue, splitting it in half and throwing the two men into the dangerous waters.

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Syllabification: con·tain·er ship

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