SBT

Segregated Ballast Tanks

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SCA

Suez Canal Authority

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Standard Carrier Alpha Code

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See Owner Code.

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The array of indicating marks and figure in relation to which the position of an index is observed, i.e. a scale plate on a recorder.

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A coating or precipitate deposited on surfaces such as water pipes, steam boilers that are in contact with hard water. Water that contains carbonates or bicarbonates of calcium or magnesium are likely to cause scale when heated.

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To climb up. A formation of rust over iron or steel plating.

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(1) The formation at high temperatures of thick corrosion product layers on a metal surface. (2) The deposition of water-insoluble constituents on a metal surface.

Shipboard Computer-Aided Maintenance Program

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The dimensions of all parts which go into the construction of a ship's hull.

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The joining of two timbers by beveling the edges so the same thickness is maintained throughout the length of the joint.

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The process by which small particles suspended in a medium of a different refractive index diffuse a portion of the incident radiation in all directions. In scattering no energy transformation results, only a change in the spatial distribution of the radi ...

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Solar radiation scattered by particles in the atmosphere.

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A measure of the attenuation due to scattering, of light as it traverses a medium containing scattering particles.

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Standard cubic feet per minute., SCFM or scfm. Flow of free air measured at some reference point and converted to a standard set of reference conditions (e.g., 14.4 psia, 80

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The Statistical Classification of Domestic and Foreign Commodities Exported from the United States.

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A large body of fish.

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A fore-and-aft rigged sailboat with two or more masts. The aft mast is the same size or larger than the forward ones.

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Generic term for rapid variations in apparent position, brightness, or color of a distant luminous. object viewed through the atmosphere.

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A type of photoelectric photometer used to measure high-altitude winds on the assumption that stellar scintillation is caused by atmospheric inhomogeneities being carried along by wind near the tropopause level.

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