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Definition of lightship noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lightship

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlaɪtʃɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlaɪtʃɪp//
 
Types of boats and ships
 
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a small ship that stays at a particular place at sea and that has a powerful light on it to warn and guide other ships See related entries: Types of boats and ships
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lightship