a vessel or craft that services others operating far from a home port or center.
a ship providing facilities and supplies for a number of small vessels
a larger spacecraft or watercraft which carries, controls, or launches smaller craft
- Mother shipton
/ˈʃɪptən/ noun 1. a day-flying noctuid moth, Callistege mi, mottled brown in colour and named from a fancied resemblance between its darker marking and a haggish profile
noun 1. a fern, Asplenium bulbiferum, of tropical Africa and Australasia, the fronds often bearing bulbils that sprout into new plants while still attached, grown as an ornamental.
noun, plural mother superiors, mothers superior. 1. the head of a Christian religious community for women. noun (pl) mother superiors, mothers superior 1. the head of a community of nuns
- Mother teresa
[tuh-ree-suh, -zuh, -rey-; for 2 also Spanish te-re-sah] /təˈri sə, -zə, -ˈreɪ-; for 2 also Spanish tɛˈrɛ sɑ/ noun 1. Mother (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu) 1910–97, Albanian nun: Nobel Peace Prize 1979 for work in the slums of Calcutta, India. 2. Saint, . 3. a female given name, form of . /təˈriːzə/ noun 1. Saint, known […]