A chemical compound with one or more carboxyl radicals (COOH) in its structure; examples are butyric acid, CH3(CH2)2COOH; maleic acid, HOOCCH-CHCOOH; and benzoic acid, C6H5COOH.
Coating containing zinc powder pigment andan organic resin.
The alignment of a building along a given axis to face a specific geographical direction. The alignment of a solar collector, in number of degrees east or west of true south.
An opening such as a hole or vent. An opening through which air can pass, or a restricted opening placed in a pipe line to provide a means of controlling or measuring flow.
Location where shipment begins its movement.
A document which requires proper signatures for consummating carriage of contract. Must be marked as "original" by the issuing carrier.
Name given to the lowest deck in a ship.
Precipitation caused by the ascent of moist air over an orographic barrier such as a Mountain range.
Abbreviation for "Over, Short or Damaged" Usually discovered at cargo unloading.
Open Shelter Deck ship.
Open Shelter Deck
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Occupational Safety and Health Administration. A regulatory office of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Oil Spill Removal Organization
Offshore Supply Vessel
Offshore Technology Conference
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