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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ship·wreck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipwrecked p. pr. & vb. n. Shipwrecking.]
 1. To destroy, as a ship at sea, by running ashore or on rocks or sandbanks, or by the force of wind and waves in a tempest.
    Shipwrecking storms and direful thunders break.   --Shak.
 2. To cause to experience shipwreck, as sailors or passengers. Hence, to cause to suffer some disaster or loss; to destroy or ruin, as if by shipwreck; to wreck; as, to shipwreck a business.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: suffering the misfortune of shipwreck; "shipwrecked
             sailors"; "castaways marooned on a desert island"
             [syn: castaway]
      2: aground as a consequence of a shipwreck