Waterborne. Floating. 2. Carried by water. Water Breaker
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Floating. 2. Carried by water.
Small cask used for carrying drinking water in a boat.
Said of rope laid up left-handed. Sometimes applied to cable-laid rope.
That line in which the surface of the water meets the ship's side at a specific draught. 2. Line painted round ship's side at approximate position of her load waterline.
State of a vessel that has taken in so much water that she floats by the buoyancy of her fabric and her contents.
That horizontal section of a ship's hull which represents her shape in the water in that particular horizontal plane.
Fine weather sail that was formerly set beneath a lower studdingsail in fine weather.
Cut splice in which the two parts between the splices are twined round each other before tucking the second splice.
A whirling up-current of warm
, the outside of which is cooled and cloudlike. Height may be anything between 20
and some thousand of feet
, width being from 20 to 500 ft. Caused by instability in atmosphere. Occurs in temperate zone, but mostly in tropical zones. They last for 10 to 30 minutes. When they break they may throw
down heavy masses of water and
, perhaps, ice. Gunfire does not affect them.
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