transship

transship

[trans-ship]
verb (used with object), transshipped, transshipping.
1.
to transfer from one ship, truck, freight car, or other conveyance to another.
verb (used without object), transshipped, transshipping.
2.
to change from one ship or other conveyance to another.
Also, tranship.


Origin:
1785–95; trans- + ship

transshipment, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To transship
Collins
World English Dictionary
transship or tranship (trænsˈʃɪp)
 
vb , -ships, -shipping, -shipped
to transfer or be transferred from one vessel or vehicle to another
 
tranship or tranship
 
vb
 
trans'shipment or tranship
 
n
 
tran'shipment or tranship
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature