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English definition of “dry ship”

dry ship

noun [C]
TRANSPORT a ship that carries large quantities of goods that contain no liquid: The company's dry ships carry commodities such as coal, iron ore, and grain.
(Definition of dry ship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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