transship

[ trans-ship ]
/ trænsˈʃɪp /

verb (used with object), trans·shipped, trans·ship·ping.

to transfer from one ship, truck, freight car, or other conveyance to another.

verb (used without object), trans·shipped, trans·ship·ping.

to change from one ship or other conveyance to another.

Nearby words

  1. transracial,
  2. transrectification,
  3. transrectifier,
  4. transsexual,
  5. transsexualism,
  6. transsonic,
  7. transsynaptic degeneration,
  8. transthoracic,
  9. transthoracic esophagectomy,
  10. transthoracic plane

Also tranship.

Origin of transship

First recorded in 1785–95; trans- + ship1

Related formstrans·ship·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for transship

transship

tranship

/ (trænsˈʃɪp) /

verb -ships, -shipping or -shipped

to transfer or be transferred from one vessel or vehicle to another
Derived Formstransshipment or transhipment, noun

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