ship canal

ship canal
ship canal
n.
a canal large enough for seagoing ships

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  • Ship canal — Ship Ship, n. [OE. ship, schip, AS. scip; akin to OFries. skip, OS. scip, D. schip, G. schiff, OHG. scif, Dan. skib, Sw. skeep, Icel. & Goth. skip; of unknown origin. Cf. {Equip}, {Skiff}, {Skipper}.] 1. Any large seagoing vessel. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Ship Canal Bridge — The Ship Canal Bridge carries Interstate 5 over Seattle s Portage Bay (part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, after which it is named) between Capitol Hill and the University District. Construction was completed in 1961 and the bridge opened to… …   Wikipedia

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  • ship canal — /ˈʃɪp kənæl/ (say ship kuhnal) noun a canal navigable by ships …  

  • ship canal — a canal navigable by ships. [1790 1800, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Manych Ship Canal — The Manych Ship Canal is a projected water transport connection between the basins of the Sea of Azov/Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. The most probable technical parameters of Manych Ship Canal are 6.5 m in depth, 80 m in width and more than 75… …   Wikipedia

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