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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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We ran a tight ship during the recession and that paid off because we are now seeing more work coming in.
It wasn't a very exciting game but I think that most of them appreciated that the idea was not to get beaten - it's great if you can get a goal on the counter attack but above all else you need to keep a tight ship away from home.
We are running a tight ship of 16 or 17 players and I expect to win the game, whichever starting team I pick," said Holdsworth, whose side thrashed Thurrock 5-0 in midweek to open up a 10-point league lead.
Director/choreographer Elsie Kelly runs a tight ship, and the staging and props, including a ship's prow and a working guillotine, are smoothly professional.
We're running a tight ship and sailing close to the wind each week so it will be good to have three players back for the Telford game.
FITNESS coach Andy O'Boyle is running a tight ship during the squad's week away from Colliers Park and that includes vetting all the meal-time menus at the four-star Slieve Donard hotel.
Furthermore, Gannett already runs a tight ship with high industry margins, leaving little room to cut in operations, according to Bear Stearns.
They already run a tight ship, adhering to strict broadcasting guidelines for the internal service, and I'm sure they'll maintain those high standards when we start transmitting to the whole of Morpeth.
A family team is at the helm with Bobby, Mary and Colin Lewis running a tight ship, ably assisted by Kevin Donaldson and trusty part-timers.
Performer Matthew Dickens, who has worked with Allen on several projects in theater and TV, says Allen ``runs a very tight ship in a very loose way.
Until recently, few could believe that the Bushies could run such a tight ship and yet still not know how to steer it.
The latest staff-friendly legislation will make it harder to run a tight ship.