What is ship?

What Does ship Mean

From the Latin navis , a ship is a construction capable of floating . The term is used, therefore, as a synonym for boat or boat . For example: “The ship will arrive at the port of Cabo Pedro in hours” , “The wind caused the ship to turn on its bell, throwing its five crew members into the icy waters of the ocean” , “My grandfather used to sit on the beach to observe the ships that went to the peninsula ” .

Of this type of ships, which must have properties such as stability or buoyancy as well as resistance, we can also highlight that they are made up of the following fundamental parts: deck, bow, stern, propeller, anchor or superstructure.
An aircraft or spaceship , on the other hand, is a machine that has the means of propulsion and direction necessary to navigate in outer space , either with or without crew: "When I grow up I want to fly in a spaceship" , " NASA presented a new spacecraft that would make its first trip in 2020 " , " Russia works with China in the development of spacecraft .

Many spaceships still belong to the field of science fiction , since they require a technological development that has not yet been achieved. So far, man- made spaceships have a rocket (which propels the vehicle) and the ship itself.
In the same way, the term spaceship or flying saucer is also used to refer to the supposed vehicles that aliens use to reach Earth. Thus, in science fiction films it is common to see different types of ships such as those, which usually have round shapes, exit hatches or even a circular ring that surrounds them.
Within the religious sphere, there is also a term that makes use of the word that now occupies us. Specifically, it is the nave of San Pedro, which is a "poetic" expression to refer to what the Catholic Church is.
Likewise, in this same field, the existence of Noah's ship or Noah's ark should be highlighted, the boat that, according to the Bible, this man built to protect living beings from the universal flood. His family and two specimens of each animal species were the ones who became passengers on that ship with the clear objective of later being able to repopulate the Earth.
On the other hand, we cannot forget the verbal phrase “burn the ships”. This has its origin in a historical event, the destruction of ships by Hernán Cortés when he carried out the conquest of Mexico, and is used to express that it is necessary to make a sharp, drastic and unceremonious decision.
For architecture , the naves are the spaces that exist between the walls or the rows of arcades and that extend throughout important buildings such as religious temples. In churches, the main nave is the one that is in the center of the building from the entrance door to the presbytery or the transept.

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