The transport of loaded containers or semitrailers by ship or barge
[1954+; modeled on piggyback]
[fisk] /fɪsk/ noun 1. James, 1834–72, U.S. financier and stock speculator. /fɪsk/ verb 1. (slang) to refute or criticize (a journalistic article or blog) point by point v. 2002, an Internet argument tactic involving a reprinting of an article or blog post, interlarded with rebuttals and refutations, often intended to show the original is a […]
[fisk] /fɪsk/ noun 1. John (Edmund Fisk Green; John Fisk) 1842–1901, U.S. philosopher and historian. 2. Minnie Maddern [mad-ern] /ˈmæd ərn/ (Show IPA), (Marie Augusta Davey) 1865–1932, U.S. actress.
1. a combining form meaning “cleft,” used in the formation of compound words: fissiparous. combining form 1. indicating a splitting or cleft: fissirostral
[fis-uh l] /ˈfɪs əl/ adjective 1. capable of being split or divided; cleavable. 2. Physics. /ˈfɪsaɪl/ adjective 1. (Brit) capable of undergoing nuclear fission as a result of the impact of slow neutrons 2. (US & Canadian) another word for fissionable 3. tending to split or capable of being split adj. 1660s, from Latin fissilis […]