shipbuilder

Definitions of shipbuilder
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n a business that builds and repairs ships

Type of:
business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern
a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it

n a person who builds ships as a business

Synonyms:
ship builder
Type of:
builder, constructor
someone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)

n a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels

Synonyms:
ship builder, shipwright
Type of:
wright
someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)

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