an officer appointed to examine and test weights and measures, and to set a stamp upon such as are true to the standard.
a substance applied to a porous surface as a basecoat for paint, varnish, etc.
a person or ship engaged in hunting seals.
a person or thing that seals
(formerly in Britain and currently in the US) an official who examines the accuracy of weights and measures
a coating of paint, varnish, etc, applied to a surface to prevent the absorption of subsequent coats
a person or ship occupied in hunting seals
noun, plural sealeries. 1. a place where seals are caught. 2. the occupation of hunting or taking seals. noun (pl) -eries 1. the occupation of hunting seals 2. any place where seals are regularly to be found, esp a seal rookery
- Sea letter
noun 1. Also called passport. a document issued to a merchant vessel, esp in wartime, authorizing it to leave a port or proceed freely 2. (formerly) a document issued to a vessel in port, describing its cargo, crew, etc
noun 1. any seaweed of the genus Ulva, having large leaflike blades. noun 1. any of various green seaweeds of the genus Ulva, which have edible wavy translucent fronds
noun 1. the horizontal plane or level corresponding to the surface of the sea at mean level between high and low tide. noun 1. the level of the surface of the sea with respect to the land, taken to be the mean level between high and low tide, and used as a standard base for […]