a boat kept suspended outboard so that it can be lowered immediately if someone falls overboard.
- Accident insurance
insurance providing for loss resulting from accidental bodily injury. historical examples we have written, i presume, millions of policies of accident insurance upon persons engaged in industrial occupation. proceedings, third national conference workmen’s compensation for industrial accidents various fred was -ssiduous in his cultivation of the force; he called it “accident insurance.” making money owen […]
- Accident proneness
noun the unconscious tendency, thought to exist in some people, to involve themselves in a large number of accidents
- Accidental death benefit
a life insurance benefit, usually in the form of a rider or policy addition, under which the proceeds are payable to the beneficiary only if the insured dies by accident.
- Accidental hypothermia
accidental hypothermia accidental hypothermia ac·ci·den·tal hypothermia (āk’sĭ-děn’tl) n. unintentional decrease in body temperature from exposure to a cold environment.
noun the study of the prevention of accidents