stevedore


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ste·ve·dore

 (stē′vĭ-dôr′)
n.
One who is employed in the loading or unloading of ships.
tr. & intr.v. ste·ve·dored, ste·ve·dor·ing, ste·ve·dores
To load or unload the cargo of (a ship) or to engage in the process of loading or unloading such a vessel.

[Spanish estibador, from estibar, to stow, from Latin stīpāre, to pack.]

stevedore

(ˈstiːvɪˌdɔː)
n
(Nautical Terms) a person employed to load or unload ships
vb
(Nautical Terms) to load or unload (a ship, ship's cargo, etc)
[C18: from Spanish estibador a packer, from estibar to load (a ship), from Latin stīpāre to pack full]

ste•ve•dore

(ˈsti vɪˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr)

n., v. -dored, -dor•ing. n.
1. a person or company engaged in the loading or unloading of ships.
v.t.
2. to load or unload the cargo of (a ship).
v.i.
3. to load or unload a ship.
[1780–90, Amer.; < Sp estibador=estib(ar) to pack, stow (see steeve1) + -ador -ator]

stevedore


Past participle: stevedored
Gerund: stevedoring

Imperative
stevedore
stevedore
Present
I stevedore
you stevedore
he/she/it stevedores
we stevedore
you stevedore
they stevedore
Preterite
I stevedored
you stevedored
he/she/it stevedored
we stevedored
you stevedored
they stevedored
Present Continuous
I am stevedoring
you are stevedoring
he/she/it is stevedoring
we are stevedoring
you are stevedoring
they are stevedoring
Present Perfect
I have stevedored
you have stevedored
he/she/it has stevedored
we have stevedored
you have stevedored
they have stevedored
Past Continuous
I was stevedoring
you were stevedoring
he/she/it was stevedoring
we were stevedoring
you were stevedoring
they were stevedoring
Past Perfect
I had stevedored
you had stevedored
he/she/it had stevedored
we had stevedored
you had stevedored
they had stevedored
Future
I will stevedore
you will stevedore
he/she/it will stevedore
we will stevedore
you will stevedore
they will stevedore
Future Perfect
I will have stevedored
you will have stevedored
he/she/it will have stevedored
we will have stevedored
you will have stevedored
they will have stevedored
Future Continuous
I will be stevedoring
you will be stevedoring
he/she/it will be stevedoring
we will be stevedoring
you will be stevedoring
they will be stevedoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stevedoring
you have been stevedoring
he/she/it has been stevedoring
we have been stevedoring
you have been stevedoring
they have been stevedoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stevedoring
you will have been stevedoring
he/she/it will have been stevedoring
we will have been stevedoring
you will have been stevedoring
they will have been stevedoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stevedoring
you had been stevedoring
he/she/it had been stevedoring
we had been stevedoring
you had been stevedoring
they had been stevedoring
Conditional
I would stevedore
you would stevedore
he/she/it would stevedore
we would stevedore
you would stevedore
they would stevedore
Past Conditional
I would have stevedored
you would have stevedored
he/she/it would have stevedored
we would have stevedored
you would have stevedored
they would have stevedored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stevedore - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a portstevedore - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
Translations
مُتَعَهِّد تَحْميل السُّفُن أو تَفْريغها
nakladačvykladač
havnearbejder
rakodómunkás
hafnarverkamaîur
dokininkasuosto krovikas
ostas krāvējs
nakladačvykladač
gemi yükleme boşaltma işçisi

stevedore

[ˈstiːvɪdɔːʳ] Nestibador m

stevedore

[ˈstiːvɪdɔːr] ndocker m, débardeur m

stevedore

nStauer m, → Schauermann m

stevedore

[ˈstiːvɪˌdɔːʳ] nscaricatore m di porto

stevedore

(ˈstiːvədoː) noun
a person who loads and unloads ships; a docker.
References in classic literature ?
I had it from the stevedore who has been loading their cargo.
Nay, what food or experience or succor have they for the Esquimaux seal-hunter, for the Kanaka in his canoe, for the fisherman, the stevedore, the porter?
It took him all his time to watch incessantly the loading of the ship by a rascally Chinese stevedore.
Sometimes a mail steamer would come in, and Captain Nichols, having scraped acquaintance with the timekeeper, would succeed in getting the pair of them a job as stevedores.
Baldly as he had stated it, in his eyes was a rich vision of that hot, starry night at Salina Cruz, the white strip of beach, the lights of the sugar steamers in the harbor, the voices of the drunken sailors in the distance, the jostling stevedores, the flaming passion in the Mexican's face, the glint of the beast-eyes in the starlight, the sting of the steel in his neck, and the rush of blood, the crowd and the cries, the two bodies, his and the Mexican's, locked together, rolling over and over and tearing up the sand, and from away off somewhere the mellow tinkling of a guitar.
Up the gangway were trooping the customs officers, the surveyor, the agent's clerk, and the stevedores.
The father de Barral whatever his origins retired from the Customs Service (tide-waiter I think), and started lending money in a very, very small way in the East End to people connected with the docks, stevedores, minor barge-owners, ship-chandlers, tally clerks, all sorts of very small fry.
To provide Stevedore services at Liverpool Cruise Terminal (LCT) for the cruise ship season, to work with/alongside ship, transferring a variety of cargo between ship and shore, either mechanically or manually.
The study of stevedores, pilots, small vessel makers, carpenters, ship, cove, and other workers reveals the vibrant union politics of the Societe de bienfaisance des journaliers de navires de Quebec (SBJNQ) which had a majority of Irish members from Cap-Diamant and French-Canadians from Saint-Roch.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, Coastal Maritime is a multi-user marine terminal operator and stevedore that handles container, heavy lift, project, RoRo, general and military cargo for ships calling on the Blount Island Marine Terminal in the Port of Jacksonville.
The 599th Trans Group and the ROKA Port Operations Group worked in a combined environment to execute the efficient use of stevedores, equipment, port facilities, coastal shipping and other assets to ensure throughput of cargo, said Which Wilson, 599th Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations.
That race represented a big drop in class for Stevedore, who had been competing in decent handicaps when trained by Brian Meehan.