bulk carrier

  1. a single-decked ship designed to carry dry cargoes, as grain or coal, in bulk form.

Origin of bulk carrier

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for bulk carrier

bulk carrier

  1. a ship that carries unpackaged cargo, usually consisting of a single dry commodity, such as coal or grain: Also called: bulker

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