noun, International Law.
an act forbidding or restricting the loitering of foreign or domestic vessels within the prescribed limits of a coastal nation.
an act stipulating that foreign vessels may be boarded and their shipping manifests checked by the appropriate government officials beyond the three-mile limit of a coastal nation.
noun 1. a vessel in territorial waters apparently collaborating in illicit operations.
/ˈhɒvəˌpɔːt/ noun 1. a port for hovercraft
[huhv-er-treyn, hov-] /ˈhʌv ərˌtreɪn, ˈhɒv-/ noun 1. an experimental high-speed British that rides on a cushion of air and is propelled by a linear motor. 2. (lowercase) . [air-uh-treyn] /ˈɛər əˌtreɪn/ noun 1. an experimental high-speed that rides on a cushion of air over a concrete guide track in the shape of an inverted T […]
[huhv-ee] /ˈhʌv i/ noun 1. Richard, 1864–1900, U.S. poet.