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Able-Bodied Seaman

Definition of the noun able-bodied seaman

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  1. a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills

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Google previewDictionary of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Processing (2013)

by Alireza Bahadori, Chikezie Nwaoha, Malcolm William Clark

AB: See Able-bodied seaman. Abandon: (1) The proper plugging and abandoning of a well in compliance with all applicable regulations and the cleaning up of the wellsite to the satisfaction of any governmental body having jurisdiction with ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ABLE-BODIED SEAMAN, one who thoroughly understands the duties of a seaman, and is able to perform them efficiently; con$racted A.B. ORDINARY SEAMAN, one less competent than an able seaman. SEA'MANSHIP, n. -ship, knowledge ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Nautical Literacy (2003)

by Robert McKenna

AB, see able-bodied seaman. Abandon Ship!, 1957 seagoing "survival of the fittest" saga that portrays the sinking of a luxury liner during World War II. The motion picture, based on a true story, starred Tyrone Power, Stephen Boyd, and Lloyd ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

Obtaining an able-bodied seaman license usually involves written tests, proof of certain training courses, and at-sea experiences. Some able-bodied seamen are graduates from an accredited maritime academy or training facility. They are the ...

Google previewThe Standard Dictionary of English Slang

Bottle-sucker — An able-bodied seaman. * (ISSBft A. B. S.). Bough— The gallows. iKWIg.

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (2014)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

An able-bodied seaman is one not only sound in wind and limb, but skilled in seamanship, andwillingto serve. Such a man is termed an A.B. Aboard.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Every-Day Difficulties in Reading, Writing, and Speaking the English Language; Or Hard Words Made Easy, Etc (1862)

by Edward SHELTON (Miscellaneous Writer.)

An able-bodied seaman is one who is able not only to work, but also one who is well skilled in seamanship; in maritime language, such a man is commonly termed an A. B. Ablegation, ablee-gayshun (Latin, ab, from; lejo, to send). A sending ...

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Able-bodied seaman Meaning

Video shows what able-bodied seaman means. A seaman, especially one in the merchant navy, who has been trained or certified in all routine duties; a member ...

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