Definition of Steamships
1. Noun. (plural of steamship) ¹
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Definition of Steamships
1. steamship [n] - See also: steamship
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Literary usage of Steamships
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1915)
"57698 A. Description and Trials of steamships Great Northern and ... Ocean-going express steamships recently put into service between Astoria, Ore., ..."
2. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine by Freeman Hunt (1847)
"The following is an authentic copy of an act providing for the building and equipment of four naval steamships, which passed both Houses of Congress, ..."
3. Principles of Ocean Transportation by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1918)
"SEAGOING steamships may be classified in various ways. They may be grouped according to the manner in which their power of propulsion is applied; ..."
4. Principles of Ocean Transportation by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1918)
"SEAGOING steamships may be classified in various ways. ... steamships GROUPED BY SERVICE The last of these methods of classifying steamships practically ..."
5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"steamships and steamboats. American steamboats prior to the Clermont. 11. ... Influence of recent developments In size and speed of steamships on port and ..."
6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1900)
"AMONG the mechanical developments of this century, there is none of which Great Britain has more reason to be proud than that of her great steamships. ..."
7. Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States: Advising by United States Attorney-General (1866)
"COLLINS'S LINE OF steamships. 1. Where a final decision has been made by the proper department against one who claims to be a public creditor, such decision ..."
8. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1844)
"THE starting of the French transatlantic steamships, in May, 1844, ... Four steamships are to be placed on this line ; the departures are to take place once ..."