Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The condition of being aboard a ship.
  • adjective Existing or occurring on board a ship.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A board or plank of a ship.
  • noun The deck or side of a ship: used chiefly or only in the adverbial phrase on shipboard: as, to go on shipboard or a-shipboard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A ship's side; hence, by extension, a ship; -- found chiefly in adverbial phrases.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective nautical Occurring or existing on board a ship.
  • noun The side of a ship.

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

  • adjective casual or ephemeral as if taking place on board a ship

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Between the Macphails and the Davidsons, who were missionaries, there had arisen the intimacy of shipboard, which is due to propinquity rather than to any community of taste.

    The Trembling of a Leaf Little Stories of the South Sea Islands

  • My records for Kira and O'Brien indicate they were lost in some kind of shipboard battle, trying to ward off an invading force.

    Time's Enemy

  • Choosing a cruise, frankly, depends more on the kind of shipboard experience you're looking for than what you want to see of Mexico.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Choosing a cruise, frankly, depends more on the kind of shipboard experience you're looking for than what you want to see of Mexico.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Under the current phase (Phase 3), the program's goal is for a laser system to reach 100 kW, setting the stage for a variety of force protection and strike missions such as shipboard defense against cruise missiles; wide-area, ground-based defense against rockets, artillery, and mortars; and precision strike missions for airborne platforms.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Under the current phase (Phase 3), the program's goal is for a laser system to reach 100 kW, setting the stage for a variety of force protection and strike missions such as shipboard defense against cruise missiles; wide-area, ground-based defense against rockets, artillery, and mortars; and precision strike missions for airborne platforms.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Choosing a cruise, frankly, depends more on the kind of shipboard experience you're looking for than what you want to see of Mexico.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Under the current phase (Phase 3), the program's goal is for a laser system to reach 100 kW, setting the stage for a variety of force protection and strike missions such as shipboard defense against cruise missiles; wide-area, ground-based defense against rockets, artillery, and mortars; and precision strike missions for airborne platforms.

    WN.com - Business News

  • "With these significant pricing incentives and valuable amenities such as shipboard credits and pre-paid gratuities, this is the perfect opportunity for travellers to enjoy the acclaimed destination experience and unrivalled value that Oceania Cruises represents," said Bob Binder,

    ETravelBlackboard.com

  • No longer exclusively big estate pieces but practical ones for offices, shipboard, war campaigns, they scaled down accordingly.

    The Write Stuff

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