verb (used without object), (of a vessel)
to heave in a swell.
to lurch forward from the motion of a heavy sea.
the heaving motion of a vessel.
the forward impulse imparted by the motion of a sea against a vessel.
verb scends, scending, scended, sends, sending, sent
(of a vessel) to surge upwards in a heavy sea
the upward heaving of a vessel pitching
the forward lift given a vessel by the sea
noun 1. dock1 (def 7). noun 1. a place in a theatre where scenery is stored, usually near the stage
noun, Theater. 1. (on a switchboard) a master switch that controls several lighting circuits.
- Scene queen
noun a homosexual man who is very active in the gay social scene, esp. gay bars Usage Note slang
noun, plural sceneries. 1. the general appearance of a place; the aggregate of features that give character to a landscape. 2. hangings, draperies, structures, etc., used on a stage to represent a locale or furnish decorative background. Idioms 3. chew the scenery, to act melodramatically; overact. noun (pl) -eries 1. the natural features of a […]