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bulk carrier

noun
1.
a single-decked ship designed to carry dry cargoes, as grain or coal, in bulk form.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • Most pirate attacks are carried out against bulk carrier and container vessels.
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bulk carrier

noun
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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