naval architect

noun

Definition of naval architect 

: one who designs ships

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The naval architect built a tiny vacation home that looks just like a lunar lander. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "This tiny home was modeled after a lunar lander," 21 June 2018 Tanh Lam, 89, a naval architect who worked at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va., from 1977 to 1997, died Feb. 11 at his home in Fredericksburg. Washington Post, "The story must be told.," 10 Apr. 2018 Bray worked as a naval architect and marine engineer at ExxonMobil. Julie Cornell, Houston Chronicle, "Membership swells in Woodlands chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby," 31 Mar. 2018 The Freedom-variant LCS team includes Lockheed Martin, shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine, naval architect Gibbs & Cox and more than 800 suppliers in 42 states. Joe Taschler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Contract awarded for new Navy combat ship in Marinette," 9 Oct. 2017 Suitable containers, cranes, and ships did not exist; McLean hired engineers and naval architects and set them loose to solve the problems. Marc Levinson, Smithsonian, "The Now-Ubiquitous Shipping Container Was an Idea Before Its Time," 16 June 2017 The Freedom-variant LCS team includes Lockheed Martin, shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine, naval architect Gibbs Joe Taschler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Contract awarded for new Navy combat ship in Marinette," 9 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of naval architect

circa 1885, in the meaning defined above

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