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Abbreviation for "Weight or Measurement;" the basis for assessing freight charges. Also known as "worm." The rate charged under W/M will be whichever produces the highest revenue between the weight of the shipment and the measure of the shipment. ...

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Western Truck Lines.

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W/I

Within

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W/M

Weight or Measurement

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A thin sheet of semiconductor (photovoltaic material) made by cutting it from a single crystal or ingot.

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The portion of the deck between the forecastle and quarterdeck of a sailing vessel.

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An old term to describe an untrained or incompetent seaman, or one who was worn out after many years of work.

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A vessel's track through the water.

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A vertical structural element that holds up a roof, encloses part or all of a room, or stands by itself to hold back soil.

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A stopper not in the end of a line.

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The geographical direction that the primary or largest exterior wall of a building faces.

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Insurance coverage for loss of goods resulting from any act of war.

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All the various sails carried on board a yacht.

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Officer's recreation area.

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A place for the reception, delivery, consolidation, distribution, and storage of goods/cargo.

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Document that identifies goods imported when placed in a bonded warehouse. The duty is not imposed on the products while in the warehouse but will be collected when they are withdrawn for delivery or consumption.

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The storing of goods/cargo.

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Striking "bells" a little before the proper time at the end of a watch. More generally, doing something unjustifiably or unnecessarily early.

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The control ring in a valve which surrounds the seat, used to control pre open and blow down.

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