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Definition of "shipyard" [ship•yard]

  • A yard where ships are built or repaired. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shipyard" in a sentence
  • "Scrapping the second carrier and bringing forward the construction of frigates would still leave a gap in shipyard work, ministers have been told."
  • "NEWPORT NEWS - Control of the region's largest labor union and its roughly 6,800 members is at stake this week in an election that pits a two-term shipyard incumbent against the man he replaced six years ago."
  • "Above the front door of Karnágio - Greek for "shipyard" - hangs a painting of a weathered sailor, chief witness to Dimitris 'painting past."