noun, International Law.
the doctrine that ships of neutral countries may sail anywhere on the high seas without interference by warring powers.
noun (international law)
the right of ships of all nations to sail the high seas in peacetime
(in wartime) the immunity accorded to neutral ships from attack
the exclusive jurisdiction possessed by a state over its own ships sailing the high seas in peacetime
noun 1. (especially in the 1960s) a bus trip made to parts of the southern U.S. by persons engaging in efforts to integrate racially segregated public facilities.
- Freedom trail
noun a walking tour of Boston, Massachusetts, of the American Revolution sites
[freed-woo m-uh n] /ˈfridˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural freedwomen. 1. a woman who has been freed from slavery.
noun, Physics. 1. an electron that is not attached to an atom or molecule and is free to respond to outside forces. noun 1. any electron that is not attached to an ion, atom, or molecule and is free to move under the influence of an applied electric or magnetic field