from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large vessel propelled by one or more steam-driven screws, propellers, or paddles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ship or vessel propelled by steam power.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A ship or seagoing vessel propelled by the power of steam; a steamer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ship propelled by steam.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a ship powered by one or more steam engines
The claims for interest upon the amount of tonnage dues illegally exacted from certain German steamship lines were favorably reported in both Houses of Congress at the last session, and I trust will receive final and favorable action at an early day.
I renew my recommendation of two years ago for the passage of a bill for the refunding to certain German steamship lines of the interest upon tonnage dues illegally exacted.
Another steamship is launched, and the potent store is almost gone.
The signal of another steamship is a warning of the one; the answering echo announces the nearness of the other.
To compete in two of its specialties with the cradle of the common school and the steamship is a step that tells of the bold Scandinavian spirit.
But looking at the matter conversely, the great disadvantage of the flying machine is apparent; for in the latter no flight at all is possible unless the proportion of horse-power to flying capacity is very high; but on the other hand a steamship is a mechanical success if its ratio of horse-power to tonnage is insignificant.
It was only by this that it could be made practicable, so that the steamship is the product of the steam-engine, and it is to
"Juggernaut" calls the steamship line to tell the owners of the
The development of inventions such as steamship and railway, postal system and press, greatly aided the diffusion of ideas and the fertilizing contact of widely different types of thought and life.
Sajoda for the South Seas -- steamship delayed by extra freight --