- factory ship
- noun a fishing or whaling ship with facilities for immediate processing of the catch.
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factory ship — ➔ ship1 * * * factory ship UK US noun [C] PRODUCTION ► a big fishing boat that has equipment for cleaning and freezing fish as soon as they are caught … Financial and business terms
factory ship — factory ships N COUNT A factory ship is a large fishing boat which has equipment for processing the fish that are caught, for example by cleaning or freezing them, before it returns to port … English dictionary
factory ship — factory ,ship noun count a large fishing boat that carries equipment to process and freeze fish that are caught … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Factory ship — A factory ship, also known as a fish processing vessel, is a large ocean going vessel with extensive on board facilities for processing and freezing caught fish. According to the FAO, there are about 38,400 vessels greater than 100 tons in the… … Wikipedia
factory ship — 1. a whaling ship equipped to process killed whales and to transport the oil and by products. 2. Also called factory trawler. a large fishing vessel, usually a stern trawler, equipped for processing and freezing fish at sea. [1925 30] * * * ▪… … Universalium
factory ship — noun a whaling ship equipped to process whale products at sea • Hypernyms: ↑whaler, ↑whaling ship * * * ˈfactory ship f16 [factory ship] noun a large ship used for catching fish, that has equipment for cleaning and freezing the fish on board … Useful english dictionary
factory ship — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms factory ship : singular factory ship plural factory ships a large fishing boat that carries equipment to process and freeze fish that are caught … English dictionary
factory ship — /ˈfæktəri ʃɪp/ (say faktuhree ship) noun 1. a ship equipped to process killed whales and to store and transport the oil and by products. 2. a ship equipped to process fish … Australian English dictionary
factory ship — noun Date: 1851 a ship equipped to process a whale or fish catch at sea … New Collegiate Dictionary
factory ship — fac′tory ship n. bus a fishing vessel equipped to process the catch at sea … From formal English to slang