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- [nautical] Used to hail a ship, a boat or a person, or to attract attention.
Ahoy a.k.a. Ahoy Rotterdam is a convention centre and arena located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Since opening in 1950, the centre has hosted many exhibitions, concerts and sporting events. The centre consists of three main parts: the "Beurs- & Evenementenhallen", "Congres- & Vergadercentrum" and "Sportpaleis". The main concert venue, the Sportpaleis van Ahoy, opened on 15 January 1971.
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"Ahoy" a.k.a. "Ahoy!" is a musical EP of Punch Brothers.
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- Ahoy is a signal word used to signal a ship or boat, stemming from the Middle English cry, 'Hoy!'. The word had fallen into obsolescence before rising from obscurity as the sport of sailing rose in popularity. 'Ahoy' can also be used as a greeting, a warning, or a farewell.
- also known as Ahoi
- Ahoy a.k.a. Ahoy! was a magazine published between January 1984 and January 1989 that focused on all Commodore International color computers, but especially the Commodore 64 and Amiga. It was noted for the quality and learnability of its type-in program listings. It published many games in BASIC and occasionally printed programs in standard, readable assembly language rather than the relatively obscure hexadecimal listings used by other magazines such as Compute! and RUN, although in its February 1985 issue Ahoy! did publish a machine language checksumming program called Flankspeed to compete with the likes of Compute!'s MLX.
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by Andrew F. Smith
Chips Ahoy! twice as much as fat as a Big Mac. The skins were eliminated and the improved McNuggets weighed in at 16.3 grams fat compared to 32.4 grams for the Big Mac. McDonald's contracted with Tyson Foods to maintain an adequate ...
Dictionary of Naval Terms (2005)
by Deborah W. Cutler, Thomas J. Cutler
boat ahoy • A call used to hail a boat. boat anchor • A very light anchor with extra large flukes for use in small boats. Generally small and light enough to be handled by hand and stowed ...
by Tom Lenfestey, Thompson Lenfestey
ahoy inter;. Used to hail either a ship or a person.
Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy, Charlie Clark
Ahoy! LANGUAGE AND LITERACY MaterjaU none WhAT to do 1 . Begin by teaching the children the actions that go with the...
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities 441 Ship Ahoy!
by Louisa Pansegrouw
sick, uncomfortable nautical boating, marine, maritime, naval, navigational, oceanic, sailing, seafaring, seagoing, yachting nautical accommodation cabin nautical anchorage port nautical cleat kevel nautical cry ahoy nautical direction aport ...
An analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)
by David Booth
Ahoy! or, 'ship, Ahoy!' is the usual sea-call; and is obviously akin to the thrice repeated Oyes (French oyez, hear!) of the common cryer. Avast! is a nautical term , ...
by David Booth
Ahoy ! or 1 ship, Ahoy ! is the usual sea-call ; and is obviously akin to the thrice repeated Oyes (French oyez, hear!) of the common cryer. Avast ! is a nautical term, the etymology of which has not hitherto been satisfactorily explained.
The Seaman's Manual, containing a treatise on practical seamanship, with plates; a dictionary of sea terms; customs and usages of the merchant service; laws relating to the practical duties of master and mariner (1851)
by Richard Henry DANA (Author of “Two Years before the Mast.”.), John Hoskins BROWN
watch, ahoy!" or, “ All star-bowlines, ...
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What a way to get around town! Venice is full of these gorgeous classic boats.
Venice - 3/31/09
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Last Friday featured Final Friday Art Shows, a bicycle sprint race, and an outdoor band performing before a tavern named the Sandbar... Even in the worse heatwave in 50+ years, life goes on!
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Plastic paddle boats on the sandy shore of Lake Tahoe. Shot with an Olympus OM-D E-M5 m43 camera and Olympus M.Zuiko 12-50 f3.5-6.3 kit lens. Raw conversion in Photo Ninja 1.2.3 via Lightroom 5.3. Post Processing in PhotoLine 18, Topaz photoFXlab, Topaz Adjust 5 and Topaz Clarity.
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A ship sits on the water at Hobson's Bay, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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1206 waits patiently in heavy rain, while John and Kevin clear the path to Battaglia
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from me and chuchi
welcome to the island of desire
now you must choose between me and chuchi
just one of us but not both
do not spoil this
ahoy! (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of A1H4O1Y4
The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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