American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Variant of transship.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To convey from one ship, car, or other conveyance to another; also, to transfer in this way and convey to some destination.
- v. transitive To transfer goods from one ship or other conveyance to another.
- v. intransitive, of goods To be transferred from one ship or other conveyance to another.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Same as transship.
“Matt K I was sitting in trafic outside of one of those massive tranship centers the other day looking in through the chain link.”
“What law abiding country would allow brigands and terrorists to tranship weapons with impunity?”
“The side tracks were full of loaded freight, and cars waiting to tranship at the wharf, the steamer which left Winnipeg two days before we did having only just arrived.”
“Under the initiative launched on Thursday, which will initially cost five million US dollars, a consortium of private developers will build a linking facility at Kidatu, Tanzania to tranship goods between trains on the two railway systems.”
“Songela, said a neighbouring country (presumably Tanzania) had granted the council permission to tranship the toxic waste through its territory in accordance with provisions of the Basle Convention on transborder movement of toxics.”
“Companies such as Volvo and Michelin have already been attracted to our Province because of its advantageous geographic position, with its ice free ports, are ideally located to tranship either by rail or coastal freighters down the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.”
“I sent my passengers into the Bali Hotel in the K.L.M. car, and set to work with the pilots and the engineers to get the aircraft serviced and the load ready to tranship to the Dakota when it came.”
“I therefore set to work at once to tranship them -- a most difficult operation, the ship being on weather side of island, and the send alongside very heavy.”
“I'll land you and your friend in Mudros Bay if I can, and if I have other orders I'll tranship you. ”
“Zanzibar, and leaving that ship to tranship for India.”
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