take ship
phrasal set out on a voyage by ship

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • take ship — ● ship * * * set off on a voyage by ship; embark finally, he took ship for Boston …   Useful english dictionary

  • take ship — set off on a voyage by ship. → ship …   English new terms dictionary

  • take ship — sail, cruise, travel by ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ship — n. & v. n. 1 a any large seagoing vessel (cf. BOAT). b a sailing vessel with a bowsprit and three, four, or five square rigged masts. 2 US an aircraft. 3 a spaceship. 4 colloq. a boat, esp. a racing boat. v. (shipped, shipping) 1 tr. put, take,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ship — /ʃɪp / (say ship) noun 1. any vessel intended or used for navigating the water, especially one of large size and not propelled by oars, paddles, or the like. 2. Nautical a vessel with a bowsprit and three or more masts (foremast, mainmast, and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ship — noun 1》 a large seagoing boat.     ↘a sailing vessel with a bowsprit and three or more square rigged masts. 2》 a spaceship. 3》 N. Amer. an aircraft. verb (ships, shipping, shipped) 1》 transport on a ship.     ↘transport by other means.     ↘dated …   English new terms dictionary

  • Take Ichi convoy — Part of Pacific War …   Wikipedia

  • ship — ► NOUN 1) a large seagoing boat. 2) a sailing vessel with a bowsprit and three or more square rigged masts. 3) a spaceship. 4) N. Amer. an aircraft. ► VERB (shipped, shipping) 1) transport on …   English terms dictionary

  • ship — [ship] n. [ME < OE scip, akin to Ger schiff, ON skip < IE * skeib < * skei , to cut, separate (> L scindere, to cut), extension of base * sek , to cut (> SAW1): basic sense “hollowed out tree trunk”] 1. any water vehicle of… …   English World dictionary

  • Ship stability — is an area of Naval Architecture and ship design that deals with how a ship behaves at sea, both in still water and in waves. Considerations are made as to the center of gravity and center of buoyancy of vessels and how they interact. History… …   Wikipedia

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