Definition of ship fitter in English:

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ship fitter

Entry from US English dictionary


A person employed to manufacture or assemble the structural parts of a ship.
Example sentences
  • The present owner's husband, a ship builder, bought the house that year and carried out an extensive and unusual refurbishment using his apprentice ship fitters.
  • I was the lead ship fitter on the job and handled most of the lead panels in one way or the other.
  • I admitted to John that I didn't know what a ship fitter was, and asked that he explain it to me.

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Syllabification: ship fit·ter

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