Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A yard where ships are built or repaired.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place where ships are built and repaired.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yard, place, or inclosure where ships are built or repaired.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A yard or piece of ground near the water in which ships or vessels are constructed.

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

  • n. a workplace where ships are built or repaired

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Scrapping the second carrier and bringing forward the construction of frigates would still leave a gap in shipyard work, ministers have been told.

    Ministers and military clash as cuts threaten new aircraft carriers

  • NEWPORT NEWS - Control of the region's largest labor union and its roughly 6,800 members is at stake this week in an election that pits a two-term shipyard incumbent against the man he replaced six years ago.

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  • Above the front door of Karnágio - Greek for "shipyard" - hangs a painting of a weathered sailor, chief witness to Dimitris 'painting past.

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  • The order book for the shipyard, which is owned by a joint venture led by the construction firms and two junior partners, includes more than 20 tankers, drilling rigs and an offshore platform—all for Petrobras, at a cost to the oil company of more than $8 billion.

    Petrobras's Downstream Drive

  • But a sale of the Asian business, while far from certain, would mean the company's focus will shift again to the Dubai-based shipyard, which is considered much more commercially viable and therefore could gain easier access to funding for now and once the debt restructuring talks are completed.

    Dubai May Sell Asia Shipping Arm

  • At the northern end of the shipyard was the massive dock where Lincoln and the other Nimitz class carriers were built.

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  • Just past the shipyard is the now-abandoned Navy maximum security prison.

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  • Shipbuilders are counting on the fact that a shipyard is a shipyard -- even if they build rigs in it -- and that lower-cost delivery could win them some business.

    Time to Rethink Math on Oil Rig Builders

  • The shipyard was a society in which manhood was based on a publicly useful skill and on contributing to a community in which men supported and guided each other.

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  • ‘The shipyard is the property of Mrs Hector Barlow,’ he said.

    Ruined City

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