any of various devices, as a drogue, that have great resistance to being pulled through the water and are dropped forward of a vessel at the end of a cable to hold the bow into the wind or sea during a storm.
(nautical) any device, such as a bucket or canvas funnel, dragged in the water to keep a vessel heading into the wind or reduce drifting
noun 1. any sedentary marine animal of the phylum Coelenterata, having a columnar body and one or more circles of tentacles surrounding the mouth. noun 1. any of various anthozoan coelenterates, esp of the order Actiniaria, having a polypoid body with oral rings of tentacles See also actinia sea anemone Any of numerous, often brightly […]
- Sea aster
noun 1. a composite perennial plant of salt marshes, Aster tripolium, having yellow and purple flowers like those of the related Michaelmas daisy
noun 1. a tubular canvas bag closed by a drawstring, used by a sailor for gear. noun 1. a canvas bag, closed by a line threaded through grommets at the top, used by a seaman for his belongings
noun See sea-basing