to board a ship

to board a ship
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  • 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's cat — Prime Minister Winston Churchill encounters a ship s cat. He restrains Blackie, the mascot of HMS Prince of Wales, from joining an American destroyer, while the ship s company stand to attention during the playing of the National Anthem …   Wikipedia

  • board — board1 [ bɔrd ] noun *** ▸ 1 flat piece of wood ▸ 2 for showing information ▸ 3 group that manages something ▸ 4 meals ▸ 5 examinations ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a long thin flat piece of wood, used especially for making floors and other parts of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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

  • board — board1 W1S1 [bo:d US bo:rd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(information)¦ 2¦(for putting things on)¦ 3¦(group of people)¦ 4¦(in names)¦ 5¦(in building)¦ 6 on board 7¦(meals)¦ 8 go by the board 9¦(in water sports)¦ 10 across the board …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ship — 1. To put on board a ship; to send by ship. Harrison v. Fortlage, 161 U.S. 57, 16 S.Ct. 488, 490, 40 L.Ed. 616. To place (goods) on board a vessel for the purchaser or consignee, to be transported at his risk. In a broader sense, to transport; to …   Black's law dictionary

  • board — n. & v. n. 1 a a flat thin piece of sawn timber, usu. long and narrow. b a piece of material resembling this, made from compressed fibres. c a thin slab of wood or a similar substance, often with a covering, used for any of various purposes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ship — shipless, adj. shiplessly, adv. /ship/, n., v., shipped, shipping. n. 1. a vessel, esp. a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Naut. a. a sailing vessel square rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a… …   Universalium

  • Ship — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Ship >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ship ship vessel sail Sgm: N 1 craft craft bottom GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 navy navy marine fleet flotilla Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • Ship commissioning — Hundreds attend the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan …   Wikipedia

  • Ship for World Youth — issues essay like=March 2008 unreferenced=March 2008 orphan=July 2006 do attempt=May 2008In October 2002, the Ship for World Youth (SWY) counted its 15th program. In 1995 and 1996, many international alumni associations were established and… …   Wikipedia