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Category:Sea Words

General Average

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Anything of Government Issue.

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G1D

G1D Radio transmission designatorPhase modulation with a single channel containing quantized or digital information without the use of a modulating sub-carrier for data transmission. (ALRS)

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G2B

G2B Radio transmission designatorPhase modulation (automatic reception). A single channel containing quantized or digital information with the use of a modulating sub-carrier. (ALRS)

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G7

Group of Seven Nations (United States, Canada, Japan, Britain, France, Germany, and Italy)

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GA

General Average

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GAA

General Agency Agreement

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Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

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Any little handy contraption such as a scraper or sailmaker's palm, etc.

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Any sailboat with a four-sided mainsail, defined by two booms, one located on the bottom, perpendicular to the mast, and another, located on top, at an angle from the mast.

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A four sided sail used instead of a triangular main sail. Used on gaff rigged boats.

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A light triangular or quadrilateral sail set over a gaff.

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Gag

A device attached to a safety or safety relief valve that prevents it from opening at the set pressure.

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The amount chargeable to capital gains tax (CGT) from gains made on the disposal of an asset. In.

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An increase or amplification. There are two general usages of the term in radar meteorology: (a) antenna gain (or gain factor) is the ratio of the power transmitted along the beam axis to that of an isotropic radiator transmitting the same total power; an ...

Category:Meteorology

See gain.

Category:Meteorology

Wind with a speed between 28 and 55 knots (32 and 63 mph); Beaufort scale numbers 7 through 10.

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An unusually strong wind. In storm-warning terminology, a wind of 34 to 47 knots (39 to 54 miles per hour or 62-87 kilometers per hour).

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The unit of acceleration in the centimeter-gram-second system of units, equal to one cm per sec2. Commonly used in gravimetry.

Category:Meteorology

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