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Definition of the adverb Athwartship

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  1. [nautical] athwartships

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Google previewElements of navigation, chart, lead, & log deviation & compass compensation, piloting, dead reckoning, nautical tables (1909)

by International Correspondence Schools

Athwartship means across the length of a vessel, or a direction perpendicular to any point along the fore-and- aft line. Abeam and abreast designates a direction at right angles to the ship's fore-and-aft line; also, opposite the center of a ship.

Google previewMarine Engineering (1901)

Just forward of the engine room and extending part way athwartship is a boiler deck, and bulkheads are carried from it up to the spar-deck, forming the boiler compartment. An inner bottom ...

Google previewNew dictionary of technical terms, containing (1841)

Commercial or mercantile terms, in seven different languages. Judicial terms, in six different languages. Nautical terms, in six different languages...& by Karel Pieter ter Reehorst

Athwartship. Accommodation- ladder. Awning. Best bower. Beams. Bowsprit, to Bream a ship. Bits. Backstays. Boatswain. Bunt lines. Board. Bolts. Ballast. Ballast lighter. Boom.

Google previewNew Dictionary of Technical Terms (1842)

Containing: 1. Commercial Or Mercantile Terms ... 2. Judicial Terms ... 3. Nautical Terms ... 4. Denomination of Articles, in ... Different Languages ... by Karel Pieter ter Reehorst

Athwartship. en travers du vaisseau. al traverso delle nave. Accommodation- echelle de commande- scalla alia bande dell; : ladder. ment. nave.

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

athsc atherosclerosis athw athwartship ati actual time of interception; aerial tuning inductance; aptitude-treatment interaction; ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the United States Navy (2011)

by Patricia M. Kearns

Vertical walls or partitions extending athwartship or fore and aft of a vessel; ships' walls. Transverse bulkheads extend across the hull; longitudinal bulkheads run lengthwise of a vessel. Main bulkheads are usually watertight and equipped ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1919)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

Athwartship. — Across the ship, at right angles to the keel. Ballast. — Any weight or weights, as sea water, coal, Eig iron, etc., placed in the lower part of a vessel to help keep er upright. A vessel without cargo usually requires ballast to prevent ...

Google previewAppleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering (1873)

A galvanic action between the brass and the iron has been found to arise in some boilers, which shows itself, not at the ends of the tubes, but at the ends of the athwartship stays which bind the sides of the boilers together ; and the iron plate ...

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Scrabble value of A1T1H4W4A1R1T1S1H4I1P3

The value of this 11-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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