oceangoing

[oh-shuhn-goh-ing]
adjective
1.
(of a ship) designed and equipped to travel on the open sea.
2.
noting or pertaining to sea transportation: oceangoing traffic.
Also, ocean-going.


Origin:
1880–85; ocean + going

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Oceangoing cargo containers play a vital role in the movement of cargo between global trading partners.
It is a major transportation lane for oceangoing ships.
General permit coverage authorizes oceangoing vessels to engage in port operations.
Back at school, students from all grades are learning about these big oceangoing reptiles as part of a special course.
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