ocean liner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ocean liner a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)
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Usage

In literature:

I wouldn't leave this little bay for a berth on any ocean liner.
"The Motor Girls on Crystal Bay" by Margaret Penrose
The ocean liners to Portland pass about fifteen miles south.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
An ocean liner was specially chartered for him and his suite; in all one hundred and twenty-five people formed the escort.
"East of Suez" by Frederic Courtland Penfield
I counted forty-two ocean liners in the harbor so you can imagine that it is a busy place.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Its smoke rose in a straight column and then broke, trailing off into the distance like the smoke from an ocean liner.
"Rafael in Italy" by Etta Blaisdell McDonald
She is more like an ocean liner than anything else.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
The ship's log of the remainder of this long journey would read as uninterestingly as that of an ocean liner.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
The interior of the ship resembled in a vague way that of an ocean liner.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
The same editor gave me a sweeping letter of introduction to all ocean liners.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
There ain't nothing short of an ocean liner could get you now.
"The Seiners" by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
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In news:

The Queen Elizabeth 2, the ocean liner popularly known as the Q.E.
Adrian Vasquez – the Panama fisherman who watched his two friends die of thirst while adrift for 28 days in the Pacific Ocean – has sued an American cruise liner that sailed past but failed to help.
Just as the world's biggest cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, took its maiden voyage, plans were announced for the world's most luxe ocean liner: The Utopia.
There is comfort in knowing that your vessel, unlike the ill-fated Titanic ocean liner, carries plenty of life jackets and lifeboats , plus GPS systems that would bring help quickly.
(March 29, 2012) On April 10, 1912, the ocean liner RMS Titanic set sail on her maiden voyage.
Cruising on the Queen Victoria ocean liner .
Cruising on the Queen Victoria ocean liner.
A chartered ocean liner will sail from Southampton, England to the point off Newfoundland where the titanic had its date with destiny 100 years ago.
The retired ocean liner United States docked in Philadelphia in 2012.
The Ocean Pines Ocean Liners celebrated St Patrick's Day by lin READ.
An artifact from the doomed ocean liner evokes that catastrophic night in April 1912.
Anyone who knows history or blockbuster movies knows that the cause of the ocean liner's accident 100 years ago next month was that it hit an iceberg.
Here is a satellite photo of the massive ocean liner Costa Concordia on it's side, off the coast of Giglio.
On April 15th, it will be exactly 100 years since the sinking of the "unsinkable" RMS Titanic ocean liner.
One hundred years after the ocean liner struck an iceberg and sank, the tragedy still looms large in the popular psyche.
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In science:

Rogue waves are large and spontaneous ocean surface waves that occur in the sea and are a threat even to large ships and ocean liners .
Rogue waves in the Davey-Stewartson equation
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