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Meaning of "container ship" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTAINER SHIP

container ship  [kənˈteɪnə ʃɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTAINER SHIP

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Container ship is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONTAINER SHIP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

container ship

Container ship

Container ships are cargo ships that carry all of their load in truck-size intermodal containers, in a technique called containerization. They are a common means of commercial intermodal freight transport and now carry most seagoing non-bulk cargo. Container ship capacity is measured in twenty-foot equivalent units. Typical loads are a mix of 20-foot and 40-foot ISO-standard containers, with the latter predominant.

Definition of container ship in the English dictionary

The definition of container ship in the dictionary is a ship that carries its cargo in containers.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTAINER SHIP


championship
ˈtʃæmpɪənˌʃɪp
chip
tʃɪp
citizenship
ˈsɪtɪzənˌʃɪp
dealership
ˈdiːləʃɪp
entrepreneurship
ˌɒntrəprəˈnɜːʃɪp
fellowship
ˈfɛləʊˌʃɪp
flagship
ˈflæɡˌʃɪp
friendship
ˈfrendʃɪp
internship
ˈɪntɜːnʃɪp
leadership
ˈliːdəʃɪp
membership
ˈmɛmbəˌʃɪp
ownership
ˈəʊnəʃɪp
partnership
ˈpɑːtnəʃɪp
relationship
rɪˈleɪʃənʃɪp
scholarship
ˈskɒləʃɪp
ship
ʃɪp
sponsorship
ˈspɒnsəʃɪp
township
ˈtaʊnʃɪp
workmanship
ˈwɜːkmənʃɪp
worship
ˈwɜːʃɪp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTAINER SHIP

contagium
contain
containable
contained
container
container dock
container garden
container gardening
container line
container port
container terminal
container transport
containerboard
containerisation
containerise
containerization
containerize
containerless
containment
contaminable

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTAINER SHIP

abandon ship
capital ship
cargo ship
craftsmanship
dress ship
free alongside ship
hospital ship
jump ship
liberty ship
mother ship
motor ship
passenger ship
pirate ship
rocket ship
sailing ship
slave ship
supply ship
survey ship
tall ship
training ship
whaling ship

Synonyms and antonyms of container ship in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «container ship» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTAINER SHIP

Find out the translation of container ship to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of container ship from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «container ship» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

集装箱船
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

barco de contenedores
570 millions of speakers

English

container ship
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कंटेनर जहाज
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سفينة حاويات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

контейнеровоз
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

navio porta-contentores
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধারক জাহাজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

navire porte-conteneurs
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kapal Kontena
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Containerschiff
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コンテナ船
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

컨테이너 선박
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kapal sing ana
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tàu container
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சரக்கு கப்பல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कंटेनर जहाज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yük gemisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nave porta-container
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kontenerowiec
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

контейнеровоз
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nave container
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλοίο μεταφοράς εμπορευματοκιβωτίων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

houer skip
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

containerfartyg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

containerskip
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of container ship

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTAINER SHIP»

The term «container ship» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.038 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTAINER SHIP» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «container ship» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «container ship» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about container ship

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTAINER SHIP»

Discover the use of container ship in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to container ship and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible ...
Sharply informative and entertaining, Ninety Percent of Everything reveals the workings and perils of an unseen world that holds the key to our economy, our environment, and our very civilization.
Rose George, 2013
2
Practical Ship Design
For maximum economy in the design of any container ship, the dimensions should be such that containers can be stacked up in tiers to the limit permitted by stability. To maximise numbers, the upper tiers, subject to the owners agreement,  ...
D. G. M. Watson, 2002
3
Box Boats: How Container Ships Changed the World
In this fascinating book, transportation expert Brian Cudahy provides a vivid, fast-paced account of the container-ship revolution - from the maiden voyage of the Ideal X to the entrepreneurial vision and technological breakthroughs that ...
Brian J. Cudahy, 2006
4
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller ...
The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about.
Marc Levinson, 2010
5
Design of Ship Hull Structures: A Practical Guide for Engineers
Because the stress of a hatch corner of a container ship is influenced by several factors as explained in the previous section, the optimum shape that minimizes the stress level or stress variation is not necessarily similar to that shown in Fig.
Yasuhisa Okumoto, Yu Takeda, Masaki Mano, 2009
6
Container Ship Register
With survey of container ship operators, owners, builders and trade routes.
7
Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call: A Record, 1790-2010, 2d ed.
AUGUST 15 • Container ship America Star, from Panama, bound for New Zealand, takes two persons from the island. AUGUST 23 • Yacht Cruisealong, from Man- gareva, bound for Easter Island. AUGUST 27 • Container ship Melbourne Star, ...
Herbert Ford, 2012
8
The Shipping Industry: The Technology and Economics of ...
Container Ships A container ship is illustrated in Figure 3.2. Although the first generation vessels were converted conventional ships, this type of ship is specifically designed to carry containers. All the early ships were independent units in that ...
Edmund J. Gubbins, 1986
9
Trends and Future Challenges for U.S. National Ocean and ...
The next phase, the age of the mega- container ship, came rapidly once that point had been reached. The Mega-Container Ship is Unveiled The definition of the mega-container ship has changed in lock step with the construction of larger and ...
Nancy Marie Foster, Biliana Cicin-Sain, Robert W. Knecht
10
Proceedings of the 15th International Ship and Offshore ...
An 8000 TEU container ship study made by a German industry consortium under the leadership of HowaldswerkeDeutsche Werft AG (HDW) was completed by the end of 1997 (Kraus, 1999). The detailed structural design was carried out in ...
A.E Mansour, R.C Ertekin, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTAINER SHIP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term container ship is used in the context of the following news items.
1
MarketsContainer ship industry will hardly break even
Drewry, a well-respected consultancy, predicts the container ship industry will be "lucky to break even this year" as shipping rates slump due to ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
Largest container ships on order to rise 13 percent by 2020
The size of the largest container ship on order accelerated in 2000, when the average vessel size rose to 8,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units ... «JOC.com, Jul 15»
3
Two more vessels sink in monsoon seas off Phuket
The Cambodian-registered container ship Sinaran Andaman was driven onto shoreline rocks and sank at Koh Hae near Phuket on Wednesday ... «Bangkok Post, Jul 15»
4
Things named after other things or sometimes after people special!
“On a recent tour of Rotterdam Docks I noticed a container ship called Borussia Dortmund, painted, of course, in garish yellow and black,” wrote ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Port improvements could increase traffic
... biennial budget for 2015-17 for projects to improve a docking berth and build two new cranes to handle additional container ship traffic. «StarNewsOnline.com, Jul 15»
6
U.S. trade deficit widened in May
In this Jan. 6, 2015 photo, the MOL Competence, a 1036-foot long, 150-foot wide container ship carrying 45,000 tons of cargo, is moored at the ... «Tribune-Review, Jul 15»
7
Italy holds funeral for 13 migrants killed in shipwreck
... of the smuggler's fishing boat, which capsized when rescuers aboard a nearby container ship approached in waters off Libya on April 18. «WTVC, Jul 15»
8
News Snatch: The Division, Nier, Driveclub, Myriad and Moths
“The container ship had probably 500 of those railroad cars on them and Infinity was in there, but one of the other containers on the ship ... «TheSixthAxis, Jul 15»
9
Container lines unlikely to avoid Suez Canal despite foiled attack
... grenade attack),” said Doherty referring to a 2013 attack by suspected terrorists on a Cosco Asia container ship transiting the waterway. «JOC.com, Jul 15»
10
Search for man overboard enters recovery phase
A police dive squad and the navy are expected to join the search for the body of a man who fell from a container ship on Thursday. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Container ship [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/container-ship>. Dec 2019 ».
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