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Definition of the noun accommodation ladder
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- (nautical) a portable ladder hung over the side of a vessel to give access to small boats alongside
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by Allan Beaver
uk accommodation ladder The gangway set up for people to board or disembark from a ship, which usually has handrails as well as 'ladder' type steps. Since these are difficult ...
The Mariner's Dictionary, Or American Seaman's Vocabulary of Technical Terms, and Sea Phrases ... Improved from an English Work [i.e. W. F.'s Marine Dictionary]. Illustrated, Etc (1805)
by William FALCONER (Poet.)
- - ACCOMMODATION LADDER. See LADDER. ACTION, is used in the same sense as ENGAGEMENT ; which see.
accommodation ladder n.
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
ladder rung: rundle, spoke, stave, step ladder vertical post or strut: stile ladder, rope: accommodation ladder, Jacob's ladder laden: burdened, hampered, saddled, taxed, weighted ladle: bail, calabash, cyathus, dip, dipper, pour, scoop, serve, ...
Marine Affairs Dictionary (2004)
Terms, Concepts, Laws, Court Cases, and International Conventions and Agreements by Niels West
ACCOMMODATION LADDER: A ladder lowered alongside a ship to enable crew ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
accommodation ladder Naval Architecture. 1. a ladder or set of steps hung over or attached to the side of a ship to permit boarding it from a small boat.
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Accommodation ladder Meaning
Video shows what accommodation ladder means. a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship for access to and from a small boat.
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