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Definition 1: the work of a sailor - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for seafaring in the sense of this definition

(seafaring is a kind of ...) the occupation for which you are paid

"he is looking for employment" "a lot of people are out of work"

(... is a kind of seafaring ) navigation in coastal waters

(seafaring is a part of ...) the act of steering a ship

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) at the ends of the transverse deck beams of a vessel

"on her beam-ends"

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) the event of a boat accidentally turning over in the water

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a rope used in towing

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) the principal upright timber at the stern of a vessel

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) the minimum rate of motion needed for a vessel to be maneuvered

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) steer away from shore, of ships

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) turn to the right, of helms or rudders

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) having the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc)

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) stripped of rigging

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) parallel with the keel of a boat or ship

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) small stuff consisting of a lightweight rope made of several rope yarns loosely wound together

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) the act of changing tack

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a portable ladder hung over the side of a vessel to give access to small boats alongside

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other; used to secure loose items on a ship

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a well where seepage drains to be pumped away

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved perimeter used to tighten a shroud

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) plumb line for determining depth

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship; they form a ladder for climbing aloft

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) nearly opposite to the direction from which wind is coming

"sailing close to the wind"

Definition 2: travel by water - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for seafaring in the sense of this definition

(seafaring is a kind of ...) the act of going from one place to another

"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

(... is a kind of seafaring ) an act of traveling by water

(... is a kind of seafaring ) riding in a sailboat

(... is a kind of seafaring ) water travel for pleasure

(seafaring is the domain which ... is member of) cause to experience shipwreck

"They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea"

Definition 3: used on the high seas - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where seafaring or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • seafaring vessels

Synonyms for seafaring in the sense of this definition

(seafaring is similar to ...) relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea

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