a system for transporting persons or cargo by ship, especially in an emergency.
the act of transporting such persons or cargo.
verb (used with object)
to transport (persons or cargo) by sealift.
noun 1. a stalked, sessile crinoid. noun 1. any of various sessile echinoderms, esp of the genus Ptilocrinus, in which the body consists of a long stalk attached to a hard surface and bearing a central disc with delicate radiating arms: class Crinoidea (crinoids)
noun 1. a resinous preparation, soft when heated, used for sealing letters, documents, etc. noun 1. a hard material made of shellac, turpentine, and pigment that softens when heated. It is used for sealing documents, parcels, letters, etc
noun 1. any of several large eared seals, as Eumetopias jubatus (Steller’s sea lion) of the northern Pacific, and Zalophus californicus (California sea lion) of the Pacific coast of North America. 2. Heraldry. a monster having the forepart of a lion, webbed forepaws, and the dorsal fin and tail of a fish. noun 1. any […]
noun, plural seals, (especially collectively for 1) seal. 1. any of numerous marine carnivores of the suborder Pinnipedia, including the eared or fur seals, as the sea lion, and the earless or hair seals, as the harbor seal. 2. the skin of such an animal. 3. leather made from this skin. 4. the fur of […]