steamship

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noun steam·ship \ˈstēm-ˌship\

Definition of steamship

  1. :  steamer 2a

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First Known Use of steamship

1790


STEAMSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

steamship

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Definition of steamship for English Language Learners

  • : a ship that is powered by steam


STEAMSHIP Defined for Kids

steamship

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noun steam·ship \ˈstēm-ˌship\

Definition of steamship for Students

  1. :  steamer 1



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