Definitions

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  • n. A person who builds vessels like ships and boats.
  • n. A firm specialized in building ships.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person whose occupation is to construct ships and other vessels; a naval architect; a shipwright.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation is the construction of ships; a naval architect; a shipwright.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
  • n. a person who builds ships as a business
  • n. a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
  • n. a person who builds ships as a business
  • n. a business that builds and repairs ships

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Examples

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  • It has made one investment, the purchase of a 50 percent stake in Turkish shipbuilder

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  • It teamed up with New York-based D.E. Shaw & Co. to take a minority stake in Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Co. for about $250 million.

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  • Vietnamese have jokingly dubbed the shipbuilder "Vinasink."

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  • Tuesday with about 90 percent of workers voting in favor of a two-year extension of their labor agreement with the shipbuilder, which is the state's largest private employer.

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  • And at least some of the assets, such as shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, could be closed to foreign bidding.

    Lee's Economic Mojo

  • million euros $702 million given to the shipbuilder, which is partly owned by Germany's

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  • Samsung Heavy Industries is the world's second-largest shipbuilder by order backlog as of March, after Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.

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  • SEOUL --South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Wednesday that it isn't in talks with Pipavav Shipyard Ltd. to buy a stake from the Indian shipbuilder.

    Samsung Not in Talks to Buy Pipavav Stake

  • Strong reading knows that what it does to the poem is right, because it knows what Emerson, its American inventor, taught it, which is that the true ship is the shipbuilder.

    Principles of Literary Criticism

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