a set of rungs fixed to the side of a vessel, forming a ladder from the weather deck to the water line.
a rope ladder, set of steps, etc, by which a boat may be boarded at sea
noun 1. a parasitic marine lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, that spawns in fresh water along both Atlantic coasts and in the Great Lakes, where it is responsible for losses of economically valuable fish. noun 1. a common anadromous lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, a form of which occurs in the Great Lakes of N America and causes great […]
noun 1. a standard navigational route for ships traversing an ocean or sea. noun 1. an established route for ships
noun 1. a substance used for sealing, as sealing wax or adhesives. 2. any of various liquids, paints, chemicals, or soft substances that may be applied to a surface or circulated through a system of pipes or the like, drying to form a hard, watertight coating. 3. Dentistry. any of several transparent synthetic resins applied […]
- Sea-launched ballistic missile
[see-lawncht, -lahncht] /ˈsiˌlɔntʃt, -ˌlɑntʃt/ noun 1. a ballistic missile designed for launch by a submarine or surface ship. Abbreviation: SLBM, S.L.B.M.