Insurance. any damage or loss to a ship or its cargo voluntarily sustained, as freight jettisoned in a storm, by all parties to a voyage (distinguished from ).
(insurance) loss or damage to a ship or its cargo that is shared among the shipowners and all the cargo owners GA Compare particular average
noun 1. aviation including business flying, sports flying, and crop dusting.
- General certificate of education
noun 1. See GCE
noun 1. the state legislature of Massachusetts or New Hampshire. 2. (in colonial New England) any of various local assemblies having both legislative and judicial powers.
- General court-martial
noun 1. a court-martial having the authority to try any offense against military law and to impose a sentence of dishonorable discharge or of death when provided by law.