a rail, solidly fixed to the bulwarks of a vessel, to which objects on deck can be lashed.
[lash] /læʃ/ noun 1. an ocean-going vessel equipped with special cranes and holds for lifting and stowing cargo-carrying barges that can be sailed up inland waterways or into port facilities from offshore. /læʃ/ noun 1. a sharp cutting blow from a whip or other flexible object: twenty lashes was his punishment 2. the flexible end […]
[lash-uhp] /ˈlæʃˌʌp/ noun, Informal. 1. a hastily made or arranged device, organization, etc. 2. any improvised arrangement.
[lash-uhp] /ˈlæʃˌʌp/ noun, Informal. 1. a hastily made or arranged device, organization, etc. 2. any improvised arrangement. /ˈlæʃˌʌp/ noun 1. noun Living quarters; barracks; digs [WWII Army; fr British, ”something improvised,” found by 1898]
[ley-sik] /ˈleɪ sɪk/ noun 1. a surgical procedure to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism in which a laser is used to remove inner layers of corneal tissue. LASIK (lā’zĭk) Eye surgery in which the surface of the cornea is reshaped using a laser, performed to correct certain refractive disorders such as myopia. Acronym for laser […]