[ ship-bil-der ]
/ ˈʃɪpˌbɪl dər /
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a person whose occupation is the designing or constructing of ship.
a commercial firm for building ships.
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OTHER WORDS FROM shipbuildershipbuilding, noun
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How to use shipbuilder in a sentence
Castellammare di Stabia, on the west coast of the gulf, has a large naval shipbuilding yard and an important harbour.
Shipbuilding, net and rope-making, and woollen manufacturing are other industries, and coal is mined in the vicinity.
No doubt the use of iron, and now of steel, has contributed most largely to the increase of shipbuilding in this country.
I have already mentioned the large consumption, reckoned in tons of pig iron, of the materials for shipbuilding.
Brest has important foundries and engineering works; and shipbuilding is carried on there and at other seaports.
British Dictionary definitions for shipbuilder
/ (ˈʃɪpˌbɪldə) /
a person or business engaged in the building of ships
Derived forms of shipbuildershipbuilding, noun
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