Ship building

shipbuilder

[ship-bil-der]
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is the designing or constructing of ships.
2.
a commercial firm for building ships.

Origin:
1690–1700; ship + builder

shipbuilding, noun
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shipbuilder (ˈʃɪpˌbɪldə)
 
n
a person or business engaged in the building of ships
 
'shipbuilding
 
n

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ship building

complex of activities concerned with the design and fabrication of all marine vehicles.

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