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ship·build·ing

 (shĭp′bĭl′dĭng)
n.
The art or business of designing and constructing ships.

ship′build′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shipbuilding - the construction of shipsshipbuilding - the construction of ships    
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
metacenter, metacentre - (shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side; the distance of this intersection above the center of gravity is an indication of the stability of the ship
metacentric - of or relating to the metacenter
Translations
بِنَاءُ السُّفُنبِناء السُّفُن
loďařstvístavba lodí
skibsbyggeri
laivanrakennus
brodogradnja
hajóépítés
skipasmíîi
造船
조선
stavba lodí
skeppsbyggnad
การต่อเรือ
ngành đóng tàu

shipbuilding

[ˈʃɪpˌbɪldɪŋ] Nconstrucción f marina

shipbuilding

[ˈʃɪpbɪldɪŋ] nconstruction f navaleship canal ncanal m maritimeship chandler nfournisseur m maritime, shipchandler m

shipbuilding

[ˈʃɪpˌbɪldɪŋ] ncostruzione f navale

ship

(ʃip) noun
1. a large boat. The ship sank and all the passengers and crew were drowned.
2. any of certain types of transport that fly. a spaceship.
verbpast tense, past participle shipped
to send or transport by ship. The books were shipped to Australia.
ˈshipment noun
1. a load of goods sent by sea. a shipment of wine from Portugal.
2. the sending of goods by sea.
ˈshipper noun
a person who arranges for goods to be shipped. a firm of shippers.
ˈshipping noun
ships taken as a whole. The harbour was full of shipping.
ˈship-broker noun
1. an agent whose job is to buy or sell ships.
2. an insurance agent for ships.
ˈshipbuilder noun
a person whose business is the construction of ships. a firm of shipbuilders.
ˈshipbuilding noun
ˈshipowner noun
a person or company that owns a ship or ships.
ˌshipˈshape adjective
in good order. She left everything shipshape in her room when she left.
ˈshipwreck noun
1. the accidental sinking or destruction of a ship. There were many shipwrecks on the rocky coast.
2. a wrecked ship. an old shipwreck on the shore.
verb
We were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa.
ˈshipyard noun
a place where ships are built or repaired.
ship water
(of a boat) to let water in over the side. The boat shipped water and nearly capsized.

shipbuilding

بِنَاءُ السُّفُن loďařství skibsbyggeri Schiffbau ναυπηγική construcción naval laivanrakennus construction navale brodogradnja ingegneria navale 造船 조선 scheepsbouw skipsbygging budownictwo okrętowe construção naval кораблестроение skeppsbyggnad การต่อเรือ gemi yapımı ngành đóng tàu 造船业
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