Shipworm



noun
1.
any of various wormlike marine bivalve mollusks that burrow into the timbers of ship, wharves, etc.
noun
1.
any wormlike marine bivalve mollusc of the genus Teredo and related genera and family Teredinidae. They bore into wooden piers, ships, etc, by means of drill-like shell valves See also piddock

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Shipwreck

    noun 1. the destruction or loss of a ship, as by sinking. 2. the remains of a wrecked ship. 3. destruction or ruin: the shipwreck of one’s hopes. verb (used with object) 4. to cause to suffer shipwreck. 5. to destroy; ruin. verb (used without object) 6. to suffer shipwreck. noun 1. the partial or […]

  • Shipwrecked

    noun 1. the destruction or loss of a ship, as by sinking. 2. the remains of a wrecked ship. 3. destruction or ruin: the shipwreck of one’s hopes. verb (used with object) 4. to cause to suffer shipwreck. 5. to destroy; ruin. verb (used without object) 6. to suffer shipwreck. noun 1. the partial or […]



  • Shipyard

    noun 1. a yard or enclosure in which ships are built or repaired. noun 1. a place or facility for the building, maintenance, and repair of ships

  • Shiralee

    noun, Australian. 1. swag2 (def 2). noun 1. (Austral, history, informal) a swag; swagman’s bundle



Disclaimer: Shipworm definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.