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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A system for transporting persons or cargo by ship, especially in an emergency. Also: The act of transporting such persons or cargo.

Usage examples (38)
  • The major exception is strategic sealift, which is delivered through a 25-year private finance initiative with AWSR Shipping Ltd.
  • Once a year, in the late summer, a large ship arrives, known as the "sealift", enabling the delivery of large items such as trucks, equipment and building materials.
  • You could say the same thing about sealift, Cameron.
  • Our only alternative was to schedule the airlift and sealift by hand. for more
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