motorship

[ moh-ter-ship ]
/ ˈmoʊ tərˌʃɪp /
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noun

a ship driven by a diesel or other internal-combustion engine.

Nearby words

  1. motorist,
  2. motorize,
  3. motorized,
  4. motorman,
  5. motormouth,
  6. motorsports,
  7. motorway,
  8. motown,
  9. motril,
  10. motrin

Origin of motorship

First recorded in 1900–05

Also called motor vessel.

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