the hijacking of a ship, especially one that occurs while the vessel is under way.
verb (used with object)
to hijack (a ship) while at sea.
noun 1. a European broad-leaved maritime plant, Crambe maritima, of the mustard family, having fleshy, blue basal leaves, used as a pot plant. noun 1. a European coastal plant, Crambe maritima, with broad fleshy leaves and white flowers, cultivated for its edible asparagus-like shoots: family Brassicaceae (crucifers) Compare kale1
- Seakale beet
/ˈsiːˌkeɪl/ noun 1. another name for chard
noun 1. the ability of a vessel to endure rough conditions at sea and navigate safely during long storms.
adjective, Nautical. (of a vessel) 1. sailing easily in a rough sea.