What does oceangoing mean?

oceangoing meaning in General Dictionary

used on the high seas

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  • with the capacity of crossing an ocean used on the large seas utilized mainly of ships as oceangoing vessels

Sentence Examples with the word oceangoing

The Fulda, navigable for 63 m., and the Werra, 38 m., above the point where they unite, form by their junction the Weser, which has a course of 271 m., and receives as navigable tributaries the Aller, the Leine from Hanover, and some smaller streams. Oceangoing steamers, however, cannot get as far as Bremen, and unload at Bremerhaven.

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