Sea room

Sea room
Sea room Sea" room` (Naut.) Room or space at sea for a vessel to maneuver, drive, or scud, without peril of running ashore or aground. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea room — sea′ room n. unobstructed space at sea in which a vessel can maneuver • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • sea room — n. enough open space for maneuvering a ship …   English World dictionary

  • sea room — noun space for maneuver at sea • Hypernyms: ↑room, ↑way, ↑elbow room * * * noun 1. : room or space at sea to maneuver without peril of running aground or of collision 2. : opportunity for freedom (as of action or movement) * * * unobstructed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea room — noun Date: circa 1554 room for maneuver at sea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea room — unobstructed space at sea in which a vessel can be easily maneuvered or navigated. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea room — noun clear space at sea for a ship to turn or manoeuvre in …   English new terms dictionary

  • sea room — /ˈsi rum/ (say see roohm) noun space at sea free from obstruction in which a ship can be easily manoeuvred or navigated …  

  • sea-room — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea — n. 1 the expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth s surface and surrounds its land masses. 2 any part of this as opposed to land or fresh water. 3 a particular (usu. named) tract of salt water partly or wholly enclosed by land (the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • room — Synonyms and related words: a leg up, abide, accommodation, accommodations, air space, allowance, ample scope, apartment, area, bed, berth, billet, blank check, board, bunk, burden, caesura, capacity, carte blanche, cell, chamber, chambers,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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