Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of container ship.
  • n. In object-oriented programming, the conceptual containment of one object inside another.

Etymologies

container +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Liner shipping companies that use containership operators like Box Ships started returning to profitability last year, and orders for new containerships have declined, reducing industry capacity.

    Zipcar Pops in Debut; McDonald's Franchisee Jumps

  • Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and other shipping stocks rose sharply in Tokyo after the Nikkei newspaper reported they were ramping up their containership services to Africa on increased demand for goods, as resource-rich nations there show economic growth.

    Industrials Lead Asian Markets

  • Germany is currently seeking to extradite several alleged Somali pirates from the Netherlands for attacking a German containership in April, and alleged Somali pirates are waiting trial in France and Spain.

    Somali Pirates Face Trial in Dutch Court

  • Pirates tried and failed to hijack an American containership off Africa's east coast today.

    CNN Transcript Nov 18, 2009

  • So, what are the chances pirates strike an American containership for the second time this year?

    CNN Transcript Nov 18, 2009

  • ABBI TATTON, CNN INTERNET REPORTER: The call came from on board a containership where the couple say they are being held.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2009

  • Washington I founded and ran a containership service during the 1980s and '90s, selling the company in 2002.

    Let's Employ Talented Americans Before Foreigners

  • If you think piracy is fun, go sign up aboard a containership transiting Suez, and see how you like being kidnapped to Somalia.

    Pirate Whack-a-Mole on the High Seas - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Investigators are questioning (ph) crew members of the containership about the crash into the Bay Bridge last week that spilled 58,000 gallons of heavy-duty oil.

    CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2007

  • Furthermore, this U.S. proposal has the strong support of the California Air Resources Board, the American Association of Port Authorities and the World Shipping Council, which represents the ocean carriers operating over 90% of the containership industry.

    Ah, a Whiff of Maybe Not So Fresh Sea Air

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