The ability of a boat to keep from being moved sideways by the wind. Keels, daggerboards, centerboards, and leeboards are all used to improve a boat's lateral resistance.
The regular periodic arrangement of atoms or molecules in a crystal of semiconductor material.
A device for hoisting and lowering the davit- launched lifeboat
A common type of terrestrial scintillation; shimmering over a hot surface (such as a roadway) on a quiet, cloudless. summer day.
The first law states that energy can not be created or destroyed; the second law states that when a free exchange of heat occurs between two materials, the heat always moves from the warmer to the cooler material.
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To come alongside.
To cause the land to sink below horizon by sailing away from it.
Laytime can be defined as the amount of time allowed to a ship in a voyage charter for loading and unloading of cargo at a port. If a ship fails to complete the work during this allotted time and the ship is required to stay at a port for a longer time, t ...
Laydays/Cancelling (date): Range of dates within the hire contract must start.
Laydays can be defined as the days kept aside in a ship’s voyage schedule for loading and unloading of the cargo. Laydays represent the time at which a ship must reach the charterer for cargo operations. Laydays are decided on the basis of the type and ...
Holding oars at right angles to fore and aft line of boat with blades horizontal and parallel to surface of water.