cargo liner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cargo liner a liner that carries cargo
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Usage

In literature:

The Liner she's a lady, but if she wasn't made, There still would be the cargo-boats for 'ome an' foreign trade.
"Verses 1889-1896" by Rudyard Kipling
Other rushing liners besides the Virginian heard the call and became on the instant something more than cargo carriers and passenger greyhounds.
"Sinking of the Titanic" by Various
Remain only crawling cargo tanks, dirty tramps, greyhound liners, and a sombre, sordid type of sailing ship.
"The Human Drift" by Jack London
This was no cargo boat, but a passenger liner; outward bound, too, and populous.
"A Master of Fortune" by Cutcliffe Hyne
They'd come from Weald in the cargo holds of the liners now transformed into fighting ships.
"This World Is Taboo" by Murray Leinster
These are the plans for a new cargo liner.
"The Misplaced Battleship" by Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
In any case he'd get a modern space-liner and a suitable cargo to present to the emigrants of Colin.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
They'd come from Weald in the cargo-holds of the liners now transformed into fighting ships.
"Pariah Planet" by Murray Leinster
We need farms; timber; parks; passenger and cargo liners; every sort of machine.
"Industrial Revolution" by Poul William Anderson
And rusty little "cargo-boats that 'aven't any 'ome" contrast sharply with the trim white Florio-Rubattino liners.
"Vistas in Sicily" by Arthur Stanley Riggs
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In poetry:

There's a pier in the East River, where a black Ward Liner lies,
With her wheezy donkey-engines taking cargo and supplies;
She will clear the Hook to-morrow for the Indies of the West,
For the lovely white girl city in the Islands of the Blest.
"White Nassau" by Bliss William Carman

In news:

Cruise liner collides in Vietnam with cargo ship.
The liner carrier Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) said Wednesday it will raise refrigerated cargo rates globally on Jan 1, joining a growing list of carriers planning to do so in the new year.
The liner carrier MOL on Friday advised customers that it would not be discharging cargo at the Port of Lisbon due to social unrest related to a series of strikes affecting the port.
The liner carrier Mediterranean Shipping Co. Said Thursday it will provide a landbridge service from Philadelphia to New York to connect cargo carried from Oceania on a Maersk Line/Hamburg Sud joint service on which MSC takes slots.
RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif. Saddlemen's new trunk liner bags and trunk lid organizers for the Harley-Davidson Trike help riders keep the cargo separated and organized for quick access and easy removal.
Saddlemen's new trunk liner bags and trunk lid organizers for the Harley-Davidson Trike help riders keep the cargo separated and organized for quick access and easy removal.
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