Is the suction pressure attained by an ejector or positive displacement vacuum pump at zero capacity with the suction absolutely blanked off.

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Seaman's term for the period of work on board ship for which he has been paid in advance when signing on.

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Steel disc, that is dogged down over a porthole to secure against breakage of the glass and to prevent light from showing through.

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An empty wine bottle after its contents have been drunk.

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Said of wind when exactly ahead; and of another vessel when her fore and aft line coincides with observer's line of sight.

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The process of plotting a theoretical position or future position based on advancing from a known position using speed, time, and course, without aid of objects on land, of sights, etc. Term comes from deduced reckoning, abbreviated first to "ded reckonin ...

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Circular blocks in the shrouds or stays to adjust tension.

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Space booked by shipper or charterer on a vessel but not used

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Amount payable by charterer for failing to load the quantity agreed in the contract of carriage.

Space booked by shipper or charterer on a vessel but not used

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A floating log

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One leg of a move without a paying cargo load. Usually refers to repositioning an empty piece of equipment.

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Fixed ports that do not open which are placed in the deck or cabin to admit light.

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The measurement of the angle between the bottom of a boat and its widest beam. A vessel with a 0

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The number of tons of 2,240 pounds that a vessel can transport of cargo, stores and bunker fuel. It is the difference between the number of tons of water a vessel displaces "light" and the number of tons it displaces when submerged to the "load line." ...

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A long ton of cargo that can be stowed in less than 40 cubic feet.

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A common measure of ship carrying capacity. The number of tons (2240 lbs.) of cargo, stores and bunkers that a vessel can transport. It is the difference between the number of tons of water a vessel displaces "light" and the number of tons it displaces "w ...

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Heavy longitudinal timbers fastened over the keelson. The timbers of the bow and stern are fastened to the deadwood.

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A transaction on a stock exchange by a broker or institution.

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The cost of trading in an asset or security which will vary according to the broker you use and.

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