WORD FOCUS: ship WORD FOCUS: ship a ship that carries people:passenger ship, cruise ship, liner, ferry, ro-ro a ship that carries goods:cargo ship, merchant ship, freighter, oil tanker, super tanker, barge a small ship:boat, motorboat, powerboat a ship with sails:yacht, dinghy, sailing ship, sailing boatBritish English/sailboatAmerican English, catamaran a fighting ship:warship, aircraft carrier, battleship, cruiser, frigate, destroyer, minesweeper, gunboat, man-of-warold-fashioned a ship that people live on:houseboat, narrow boatBritish English a ship that goes under water:submarine people on a ship:sailor, captain, passenger, seaman, the crew parts of a ship:deck, cabin, porthole, engine room, mast, rudder, hullship ➔ See alsoship
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