written orders or instructions that are not to be looked at until a specified time, especially orders that are given in sealed form to a commander of a vessel to be opened after the vessel is out of contact with the shore.
written instructions that are not to be read until a specified time
- Sealed road
noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a road surfaced with bitumen or some other hard material
- Sealed unit
noun 1. a hard disk that is permanently sealed to prevent damage to the read/write head See also Winchester disk
plural noun 1. the ability to adjust one’s sense of balance to the motion of a ship at sea: He stumbled about the deck for three days before getting his sea legs. 2. the ability to remain free of seasickness. 3. surimi. plural noun (informal) 1. the ability to maintain one’s balance on board ship, […]
noun 1. an officer appointed to examine and test weights and measures, and to set a stamp upon such as are true to the standard. 2. a substance applied to a porous surface as a basecoat for paint, varnish, etc. noun 1. a person or ship engaged in hunting seals. noun 1. a person or […]