Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Carried or transported by ship.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Japan is one of the world's top destinations for ship-borne energy, as the country needs to import all the oil and coal that it uses, and most of the gas.

    Shippers Seek Japan Premiums

  • But the state-run Xinhua news agency quoted Cao Weidong, a researcher with the PLA Navy's Academic Research Institute, as saying that China's first carrier was a conventionally-powered medium-sized carrier equipped with indigenous Chinese engines, ship-borne aircraft, radar and other hardware.

    China Says Carrier Won't Alter Naval Strategy

  • Also, many Tamils fled the country during the fighting, including a ship-borne group that recently reached Canada.

    Peter Henne: Treading Water in Sri Lanka

  • So the appearance of the ship-borne trader increased the number of alternatives available and altered the order of the energy costs at which goods could be secured.

    Energy and Society~ Chapter 4~ Sail and Trade

  • My guess was, “dollars”; in fact, the two leading ship-borne exports from the United States to China, by volume, are scrap paper and scrap metal, for recycling.

    China Makes, The World Takes

  • Due to the rapid increase in ship-borne trade, globalization favors large navies that protect trade and tanker routes.

    America’s Elegant Decline

  • Furthermore, there is a diversifying and expanding tourism industry in the Antarctic (see Figure 6.58) that has seen a great increase in ship-borne passengers [603].

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • The CP-140 Aurora long-range patrol aircraft and ship-borne CH-124 Sea King helicopters will continue to support maritime operations.

    DND 2008-09 Report on Plans and Priorities

  • In an interview with the Citizen, Mr. MacKay blamed delays in delivering the first in a new fleet of Sikorsky Cyclone ship-borne helicopters squarely at the feet of previous Liberal governments.

    Cyclones: It's all Jean's fault/New maritime patrol aircraft

  • In an exclusive interview with Canwest News Service, MacKay blamed delays in delivering the first in a new fleet of Sikorsky Cyclone ship-borne helicopters squarely at the feet of previous Liberal governments.

    Archive 2008-01-01

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