to transfer from one ship, truck, freight car, or other conveyance to another.
to change from one ship or other conveyance to another.
- Also tranship.
- trans·ship·ment, noun
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How to use transship in a sentence
There the manœuvres, which were clearly in the nature of a trial trip, ended; and we hove to, to transship our passengers.The Riddle of the Sands | Erskine Childers
In fact, I'd like you to take the schooner to the next port and transship the cargo.Wyndham's Pal | Harold Bindloss
Or they could depend on the chance of meeting some vessel homeward bound, to which they could transship before reaching Honolulu.Bert Wilson, Wireless Operator | J. W. Duffield
We had to transship to smaller boats to proceed to Basrah, about eighty miles inland.With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia | One of its Officer
An examination was made, and the agents decided to transship the emigrants.The Best Short Stories of 1915 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for transship
to transfer or be transferred from one vessel or vehicle to another
- transshipment or transhipment, noun
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