shipbuilder
noun Date: circa 1700 one who designs or constructs ships • shipbuilding noun

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  • shipbuilder — ship‧build‧er [ˈʆɪpˌbɪldə ǁ ər] noun [countable] a company that makes ships shipbuilding noun [uncountable] : • key industries such as steel and shipbuilding * * * shipbuilder UK US /ˈʃɪpˌbɪldər/ noun [C] TRANSPORT, PRODUCTION ► a company that… …   Financial and business terms

  • Shipbuilder — Ship build er, n. A person whose occupation is to construct ships and other vessels; a naval architect; a shipwright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shipbuilder — ► NOUN ▪ a person or company that designs and builds ships. DERIVATIVES shipbuilding noun …   English terms dictionary

  • shipbuilder — [ship′bil΄dər] n. a person whose business is the designing and building of ships shipbuilding n …   English World dictionary

  • shipbuilder — UK [ˈʃɪpˌbɪldə(r)] / US [ˈʃɪpˌbɪldər] noun [countable] Word forms shipbuilder : singular shipbuilder plural shipbuilders a company that builds ships …   English dictionary

  • shipbuilder — [[t]ʃɪ̱pbɪldə(r)[/t]] shipbuilders N COUNT A shipbuilder is a company or a person that builds ships …   English dictionary

  • shipbuilder — shipbuilding, n. /ship bil deuhr/, n. 1. a person whose occupation is the designing or constructing of ships. 2. a commercial firm for building ships. [1690 1700; SHIP + BUILDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • shipbuilder — noun A person who builds vessels like ships and boats …   Wiktionary

  • shipbuilder — ship|build|er [ˈʃıpˌbıldə US ər] n a company that makes ships …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shipbuilder — ship|build|er [ ʃıp,bıldər ] noun count a company that builds ships …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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