[meaning]

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J2B

J2B Radio transmission designator>br>Telegraphy (automatic reception of), single-sideband (suppressed carrier) with a single channel containing quantized or digital information with the use of a modulating sub-carrier. (ALRS)

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J2DEN Radio transmission designatorSingle-sideband suppressed carrier with a single channel containing quantized or digital information with the use of a modulating sub-carrier. Data transmission with a multi-condition code in which each condition repre ...

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J3E

J3E Radio transmission designatorTelephony using amplitude modualtion; single-sideband, suppressed carrier. (ALRS)

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The national flag flown on a jackstaff on the bow of naval ships while anchored.

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The flag similar to the union of the national flag.

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A hand held rock drill worked by compressed air.

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Safety lines, usually of flat webbing, that run along the deck between bow and stern used to attach a tether from a safety harness.

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Nickname for an unpopular seaman.

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Nickname for a British naval seaman.

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Sailors were once called by their first names only, and Jack was their generic name. Tar came from seamen's custom of waterproofing clothing using tar.

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Used by some seamen to describe St. Elmo's Fire.

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see Monkey Jacket.

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Four-masted sailing ship square-rigged on the two foremost masts and fore-and-aft rigged on the two after masts.

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The enclosure on a water heater, furnace, or boiler.

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A wood or fiber cover placed around such containers as cans and bottles.

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A pneumatic hand held percussive drill designed as a boring tool.

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A short vertically erected pole at the bow on which the national flag is hoisted on naval ships while at anchor.

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A line or cable secured between two points and used as a support for various purposes.

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A deck with legs that can be jacked up or down. During operations, the legs rest on the sea-bed. When the rig is moved, the legs are retracted, leaving the rig floating. A jackup has normally no propulsion machinery of its own.

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