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ship

(ship),
A structure resembling the hull of a ship.

SHIP

Abbreviation for:
Self-Help Intervention Project
Senior Health Insurance Program
sexual health in practice 
SH2-containing inositol phosphatase
Small Hospital Improvement Program
src homology 2-containing inositol phosphatase
STD/HIV Intervention Program
Supplemental Health Insurance Plan

ship

(ship)
A structure resembling the hull of a ship.
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There's been some big changes in this time, but although the workload has increased for the staff, Sister Bell runs a very tight ship and the quality, caring and kindness of each and every one of them never falters.
We're going to run a very tight ship and watch our costs.
Merthyr are running a tight ship financially and have a small squad, but such as the fine start Merthyr have had Lewis is confident that the board of directors will release a bob or two.
The tight ship run by managed care, which keeps costs down for those buying insurance, has doctors seeing more patients, filling out more paperwork and earning less for some procedures than in days past, physicians say.
A Tight Ship was also designed specifically for Y2K safety.
Brass sonorities were commanding, woodwind melting and visionary, timpani dramatic, and the strings demonstrated a collective virtuosity stunning even by the standards of only a year ago when Oramo took over an already tight ship.
There is more to the cooperatives than trying to run a tight ship.
She is known to run a tight ship at her Castletown factory in Caithness.
One shocked worker said: "They are running a really tight ship here.
Perot's EDS was a tight ship, captained by people as smart and tough as he.
Editor Bowser wrote that Chief Executive Officer Wray Thompson, a co-founder of the company, runs a tight ship with a small corporate headquarters staff, and expansion has been financed with cash flow while at the same time, long-term debt has been eliminated.
We're running a tight ship and trying to run Falkirk within its means.