Training ship
Training Train"ing, n. The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising, disciplining, etc.; education. [1913 Webster]

{Fan training} (Hort.), the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall radiate from the stem like a fan.

{Horizontal training} (Hort.), the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall spread out laterally in a horizontal direction.

{Training college}. See {Normal school}, under {Normal}, a.

{Training day}, a day on which a military company assembles for drill or parade. [U. S.]

{Training ship}, a vessel on board of which boys are trained as sailors. [1913 Webster]

Syn: See {Education}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • training ship — n. a ship used for training persons in seamanship, esp. in a navy …   English World dictionary

  • Training ship — A training ship is a ship used to train students as sailors. The term is especially used for ships employed by navies to train future officers. Essentially there are two types: those used for training at sea and old hulks used to house classrooms …   Wikipedia

  • training ship — train′ing ship n. naut. navig. a ship equipped for training novices in seamanship, as for naval service • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • training ship — /ˈtreɪnɪŋ ʃɪp/ (say trayning ship) noun a ship equipped for training people in nautical skills, as for naval service …   Australian English dictionary

  • training ship — a ship equipped for training novices in seamanship, as for naval service. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • training ship — noun a ship used to train students as sailors (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑school ship • Hypernyms: ↑ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • Training Ship Chanakya — is an Indian maritime college located near Mumbai.It is operated by the Directorate General of Shipping of the Government of India s Ministry of Surface Transport. It offers a three year degree program. Graduates receive a B.Sc. (Nautical… …   Wikipedia

  • German training ship Bremse — The Bremse was built as an artillery training ship of the German Kriegsmarine with a secondary function as a testbed for new marine diesel engines later installed in German panzerschiffs. During World War II, she operated as an escort ship until… …   Wikipedia

  • Training — Train ing, n. The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising, disciplining, etc.; education. [1913 Webster] {Fan training} (Hort.), the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall radiate from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Training college — Training Train ing, n. The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising, disciplining, etc.; education. [1913 Webster] {Fan training} (Hort.), the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall radiate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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