troopship
noun Date: 1800 a ship or aircraft for carrying troops ; transport

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Troopship — Troop ship , n. A vessel built or fitted for the conveyance of troops; a transport. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • troopship — [tro͞op′ship΄] n. a ship for carrying troops; transport …   English World dictionary

  • Troopship — A troopship (also troop ship or troop transport or trooper) is a ship used to carry soldiers, either in peacetime or wartime. Operationally, troopships are normal ships, and unlike landing ships, cannot land troops directly on shore, typically… …   Wikipedia

  • troopship — UK [ˈtruːpˌʃɪp] / US [ˈtrupˌʃɪp] noun [countable] Word forms troopship : singular troopship plural troopships a ship used for carrying soldiers …   English dictionary

  • troopship — [[t]tru͟ːpʃɪp[/t]] troopships also troop ship N COUNT A troopship is a ship on which large numbers of soldiers are taken from one place to another …   English dictionary

  • troopship — /troohp ship /, n. a ship for the conveyance of military troops; transport. [1860 65; TROOP + SHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • troopship — noun A ship used to transport military troops. Syn: trooper …   Wiktionary

  • troopship — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. transport, landing craft, landing ship, LS, landing ship medium, LSM, landing ship tank, LST; see also boat , ship , transport , warship …   English dictionary for students

  • troopship — troop|ship [ˈtru:pˌʃıp] n a ship used for moving soldiers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • troopship — troop|ship [ trup,ʃıp ] noun count a ship used for carrying soldiers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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