Meaning of “factory ship” in the English Dictionary

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"factory ship" in British English

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factory shipnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfæk.tər.i ˌʃɪp/ us /ˈfæk.tɚ.i ˌʃɪp/

(Definition of “factory ship” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"factory ship" in Business English

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factory shipnoun [ C ]

uk us PRODUCTION

a big fishing boat that has equipment for cleaning and freezing fish as soon as they are caught

(Definition of “factory ship” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)