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  1. ship-breakernoun

    a contractor who buys old ships and breaks them up for scrap


  1. ship-breaker

    A ship-breaker is an individual, company, or entity engaged in the business of dismantling old or decommissioned ships, typically to salvage valuable materials, primarily steel, and other components, and dispose of the remaining parts in an environmentally friendly manner. This process usually takes place in a facility known as a ship-breaking yard or scrapyards.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ship-breaker

    A person who purchases old vessels to break them to pieces for sale.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ship-breaker in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ship-breaker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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    a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
    • A. observe
    • B. interrupt
    • C. signify
    • D. demolish

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