steamship
noun Date: 1790 steamer 2a

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Steamship — Steam ship ( sh[i^]p ), n. A ship or seagoing vessel propelled by the power of steam; a steamer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steamship — [stēm′ship΄] n. a ship driven by steam power …   English World dictionary

  • steamship — UK [ˈstiːmˌʃɪp] / US [ˈstɪmˌʃɪp] noun [countable] Word forms steamship : singular steamship plural steamships a ship that moves by steam power …   English dictionary

  • steamship — [[t]sti͟ːmʃɪp[/t]] steamships N COUNT A steamship is a ship that has an engine powered by steam. Syn: steamer …   English dictionary

  • steamship —   Mokuahi, mokumāhu, moku holo ahi.    ♦ Steamship line, laina mokuahi …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • steamship — /steem ship /, n. a large commercial vessel, esp. one driven by steam. [1780 90; STEAM + SHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • steamship — noun A ship or vessel propelled by steam power. Syn: steamboat, steamer …   Wiktionary

  • steamship — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. paddlewheeler, sidewheeler, liner, river boat, *floating palace …   English dictionary for students

  • steamship — steam|ship [ˈsti:mˌʃıp] n a large ship that uses steam to produce power …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • steamship — steam|ship [ stim,ʃıp ] noun count a ship that moves by steam power …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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