container ship container ship, containership containership . a ship designed to hold containerized cargoes. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • containership — [kən tān′ər ship΄] n. a large ship for transporting containerized cargo …   English World dictionary

  • containership — A ship specially constructed and equipped to carry only containers without associated equipment, in all available cargo spaces, either below or above deck. Containerships are usually non self sustaining, do not have built in capability to load or …   Military dictionary

  • containership — noun Date: 1966 a ship specially designed or equipped for carrying containerized cargo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • containership — /keuhn tay neuhr ship /, n. a usually large ship built to transport containerized cargo. Also, container ship. Cf. break bulk (def. 2). [CONTAINER + SHIP] * * * Oceangoing vessel designed to transport large, standard sized containers of freight.… …   Universalium

  • containership — noun In object oriented programming, the conceptual containment of one object inside another …   Wiktionary

  • containership — n. ship which carries cargo containers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • containership — con•tain•er•ship [[t]kənˈteɪ nərˌʃɪp[/t]] n. trs a usu. large ship built to transport containerized cargo • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • containership — noun a cargo ship designed to hold containerized cargoes the weight of the documentation of all the consignments on board a contemporary container ship can exceed 90 pounds • Syn: ↑container ship, ↑container vessel • Hypernyms: ↑cargo ship,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Containership (computer science) — In OOP supported languages, container ship means an object is created within another object.For Example in C++:class A{ int a;}x;class B{ A y; // All the data members and member functions of class A can be accessed through the object y }z; See… …   Wikipedia

  • non-self-sustaining containership — A containership that does not have a built in capability to load or off load containers, and requires a port crane or craneship service. Also called NSSCS. See also containership; self sustaining containership …   Military dictionary

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