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Ship

A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying goods or passengers, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research, and fishing. Ships are generally distinguished from boats, based on size, shape, load capacity, and tradition.
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Ark

Often Ark(Bible) The chest containing the Ten Commandments written on stone tablets, carried by the Hebrews during their desert wanderings. Also called Ark of the Covenant.
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Ship

A vessel of considerable size for deep-water navigation.
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Ark

Often Ark(Judaism) The Holy Ark.
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Ship

A sailing vessel having three or more square-rigged masts.
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Ark

(Bible) The boat built by Noah for survival during the Flood.
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Ship

An aircraft or spacecraft.
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Ark

(Nautical) A large, commodious boat.
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Ship

The crew of one of these vessels.
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Ark

A shelter or refuge.
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Ship

One's fortune
When my ship comes in, I'll move to a larger house.
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Ark

A large box with a flat lid.
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Ship

To place or receive on board a ship
Shipped the cargo in the hold.
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Ark

Noah's Ark: the ship built by Noah to save his family and a collection of animals from the deluge.
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Ship

To cause to be transported; send.
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Ark

Something affording protection; safety, shelter, refuge
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Ship

(nautical) A water-borne vessel generally larger than a boat.
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Ark

A spacious type of boat with a flat bottom.
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Ship

A vessel which travels through any medium other than across land, such as an airship or spaceship.
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Ark

(Judaism) The Ark of the Covenant.
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Ship

A spaceship (the type of pattern in a cellular automaton).
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Ark

(Judaism) A decorated cabinet at the front of a synagogue, in which Torah scrolls are kept.
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Ship

A sailing vessel with three or more square-rigged masts.
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Ark

A chest, or coffer.
Bearing that precious relic in an ark.
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Ship

A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
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Ark

The oblong chest of acacia wood, overlaid with gold, which supported the mercy seat with its golden cherubs, and occupied the most sacred place in the sanctuary. In it Moses placed the two tables of stone containing the ten commandments. Called also the Ark of the Covenant.
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Ship

(cartomancy) The third card of the Lenormand deck.
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Ark

The large, chestlike vessel in which Noah and his family were preserved during the Deluge. Gen. vi. Hence: Any place of refuge.
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Ship

(dated) An aircraft.
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Ark

A large flatboat used on Western American rivers to transport produce to market.
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Ship

(fandom) A fictional romantic relationship between two characters, either real or themselves fictional, especially one explored in fan fiction.
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Ark

(Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
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Ship

(transitive) To send by water-borne transport.
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Ark

A boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the Flood
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Ship

(transitive) To send (a parcel or container) to a recipient (by any means of transport).
To ship freight by railroad
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Ship

(ambitransitive) To release a product (not necessarily physical) to vendors or customers; to launch.
Our next issue ships early next year.
It compiles? Ship it!
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Ship

(ambitransitive) To engage to serve on board a vessel.
To ship seamen
I shipped on a man-of-war.
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Ship

(intransitive) To embark on a ship.
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Ship

To put or secure in its place.
To ship the tiller or rudder
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Ship

(transitive) To take in (water) over the sides of a vessel.
We were shipping so much water I was sure we would capsize.
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Ship

Leave, depart, scram.
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Ship

To pass (from one person to another).
Can you ship me the ketchup?
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Ship

To go all in.
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Ship

(sports) To trade or send a player to another team.
Twins ship Delmon Young to Tigers.
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Ship

(rugby) To bungle a kick and give the opposing team possession.
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Ship

(fandom) To support or approve of a fictional romantic relationship between two characters, typically in fan fiction or other fandom contexts.
I ship Kirk and Spock in “Star Trek”.
I ship Peggy and Angie in “Marvel's Agent Carter”.
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Ship

Pay; reward.
In withholding or abridging of the ship or the hire or the wages of servants.
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Ship

Any large seagoing vessel.
Like a stately ship . . . With all her bravery on, and tackle trim,Sails filled, and streamers waving.
Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State!
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Ship

Specifically, a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three masts (a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast), each of which is composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast, and square-rigged on all masts. See Illustation in Appendix.
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Ship

A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
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Ship

To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
The timber was . . . shipped in the bay of Attalia, from whence it was by sea transported to Pelusium.
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Ship

By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
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Ship

Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
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Ship

To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
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Ship

To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
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Ship

To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
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Ship

To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man-of-war.
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Ship

To embark on a ship.
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Ship

A vessel that carries passengers or freight
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Ship

Transport commercially
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Ship

Hire for work on a ship
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Ship

Go on board
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Ship

Travel by ship
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Ship

Place on board a ship;
Ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel
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