motor vessel

motorship

[moh-ter-ship]
noun
a ship driven by a diesel or other internal-combustion engine.
Also called motor vessel.


Origin:
1900–05

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motor vessel or motor ship
 
n
a ship whose main propulsion system is a diesel or other internal-combustion engine
 
motor ship or motor ship
 
n

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