(GAYE)The description used for schemes where a donation to your chosen charities is automatically deducted.

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A term used to describe the vessel which must yield in meeting, crossing, or overtaking situations.

GL

Germanischer Lloyd (German Class Society)

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GL

Germanischer Lloyd

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GLA

General Lighthouse Authority

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The discomfort or interference with visual perception when viewing a bright object against a dark background.

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In nautical terminology, a contraction for "weather glass" (a mercury barometer).

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In the days of tall ships the barometer was a glass vessel with a thin stem. The fluid in the glass (in most cases water) would move up and down the stem as the pressure of the surrounding atmosphere changed. These movements were used to predict changes i ...

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Term used by mariners for a barometer.

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A glass membrane electrode used to measure pH or hydrogen-ion activity.

A salt, sodium sulfate decahydrate, that melts at 90 degrees Fahrenheit; a component of eutetic salts that can be used for storing heat.

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A coating of ice, generally clear and smooth. formed by the freezing of supercooled water on a surface.

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A term used for the transparent or translucent material in a window. This material (i.e. glass, plastic films, coated glass) is used for admitting solar energy and light through windows.

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Transparent or translucent material (glass or plastic) used to admit light and/or to reduce heat loss; used for building windows, skylights, or greenhouses, or for covering the aperture of a solar collector.

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An ice coating with a consistency intermediate between glaze and rime.

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(GDR)A certificate which represents ownership of a given number of a company's shares and which can be.

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A mutual fund which invests in securities in countries around the world such as Europe, Asia and the.

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The total diffuse and direct insolation on a horizontal surface, averaged over a specified period of time.

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The total of direct solar radiation and diffuse sky radiation received by a unit horizontal surface. Global radiation is measured by pyranometers.

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