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motorship

[moh-ter-ship] /ˈmoʊ tərˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
a ship driven by a diesel or other internal-combustion engine.
Also called motor vessel.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • motorship tankers also use auxiliary engines to power cargo offloading pumps.

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