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drillship

[dril-ship] /ˈdrɪlˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
a ship equipped with a drill rig and engaged in offshore oil and gas exploration, oceanographic research, etc.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; drill1 + ship
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  • For more information, see each providing a drillship.
  • drillship means a surface type unit with a single shipshape displacement hull.

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