As tight as can be pulled by hand.

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A movable block and tackle used on board for a variety of purposes, including the handling of cargo in holds.

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A watch tackle (small, handy block and tackle for general use).

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Dangle a man from one of the yard arms, sometimes by the neck, if the man was to be killed, and sometimes by the toes, if he was merely to be tortured. A severe punishment used aboard sailing ships long ago. Today, a reprimand.

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A locker big enough to hang clothes.

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A safe anchorage, protected from most storms; may be natural or man-made, with breakwaters and jetties; a place for docking and loading.

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An officer who attends to the berthing, etc., of ships in a harbor.

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The official who is in charge of a harbor, enforcing all its applicable regulations.

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The command given to inform the crew that the helm is being turned quickly to leeward, turning the boat windward

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Chromium plated for engineering rather than decorative applicactions.

Turning the wheel or tiller as far as possible

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Water that contains certain salts, such as those of calcium or magnesium, which form insoluble deposits in boilers and form precipitates with soap.

To sail a boat closer to the wind - to steer closer to the wind, usually by pulling in on the sheets

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The relative ability of a ferrous alloy to form martensite when quenched from a temperature above the upper critical temperature. Hardenability is commonly measured as the distance below a quenched surfsce at which the metal exhibits a specific hardness ( ...

Depositing filler metal on a surfsae by welding, spraying, or braze welding to increase resistance to abrasion, erosion, wear, galling. impact, or cavitation damage.

Physical equipment used in data processing. Compare to firmware, software.

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Physical equipment used in data processing. Compare to firmware, software.

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A sinusoidal quantity having a frequency that is an integral multiple of the frequency of a periodic quantity to which it is related.

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An international goods classification system for describing cargo in international trade under a single commodity-coding scheme. Developed under the auspices of the Customs Cooperations Council (CCC), an international Customs organization in Brussels, thi ...

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A sliding or hinged opening in the deck, providing people with access to the cabin or space below; an opening in a boat's deck fitted with a watertight cover.

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