merchant ship

merchant ship
noun Date: 15th century merchantman 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • merchant ship — ➔ ship1 * * * merchant ship UK US noun [C] ► TRANSPORT a ship used for trading rather than for military purposes: »The submarine struck a Norwegian merchant ship in the western Mediterranean Sea. merchant shipping noun [U] …   Financial and business terms

  • Merchant ship — Merchant Mer chant, a. Of, pertaining to, or employed in, trade or merchandise; as, the merchant service. [1913 Webster] {Merchant bar}, {Merchant iron} or {Merchant steel}, certain common sizes of wrought iron and steel bars. {Merchant service… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • merchant ship — prekinis laivas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Komercinius vežimus atliekantis laivas, išskyrus upių, upių žiočių laivus ir laivus, plaukiojančius tik uosto ribose. atitikmenys: angl. merchant ship pranc. navire de commerce; navire marchand …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • merchant ship — ship that carries goods to be sold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • merchant ship — noun a cargo ship they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms • Syn: ↑bottom, ↑freighter, ↑merchantman • Derivationally related forms: ↑freight (for: ↑freighter) …   Useful english dictionary

  • merchant ship — noun A cargo vessel See Also: merchant shipping …   Wiktionary

  • merchant ship — A vessel engaged in mercantile trade except river craft, estuarial craft, or craft which operate solely within harbor limits …   Military dictionary

  • Merchant Ship Fighter Unit — The Merchant Ship Fighter Unit (MSFU) was a Royal Air Force operational aircraft unit based at RAF Speke during World War II.[1] The aircraft operated by the MSFU were Hawker Sea Hurricanes. These planes were operated from 35 merchant ships… …   Wikipedia

  • merchant ship casualty report — A report by message, or other means, of a casualty to a merchant ship at sea or in port. Merchant ship casualty reports are sent by the escort force commander or other appropriate authority to the operational control authority in whose area the… …   Military dictionary

  • merchant ship communications system — prekinių laivų ryšių sistema statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pasaulinė prekinius laivus siejanti ryšių sistema, kurios pagrindas yra taikos metu veikianti komercinė organizacija, kontroliuojama Operacinės valdymo vadovybės. Ji gali dirbti… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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