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.
a common anadromous lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, a form of which occurs in the Great Lakes of N America and causes great losses of fish
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.
- Sea-launched cruise missile
noun 1. a cruise missile launched by surface ships or submarines against land or sea targets and equipped with nuclear or conventional warheads, with a range of 2210 miles (3556 km). Abbreviation: SLCM, S.L.C.M.