Nautical words

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Dynamical Stability. Of a ship, is amount of work necessary to heel the vessel through a given angle.

Dynamo. Machine that converts mechanical energy into direct electric current. Effected by revolution of an armature in a magnetic field.

Dyne. C.G.S. unit of force, representing amount necessary to produce or accelerate, velocity of one gramme mass by one centimetre per second.

Dysa, Dyso, Diso. 'Dghaisa.'

'E' 124 Echo Box

E.' Time value that represents the westerly hour angle of a heavenly body from the point of definition of mean time. Local mean time added to 'E' is hour angle of body concerned.

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