The property of a watercraft that makes it fit to go to sea.

The ship leaked like a sieve and rode like a barrel; in other words it was completely lacking in seaworthiness.

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Seaworthiness — Sea wor thi*ness, n. The state or quality of being seaworthy, or able to resist the ordinary violence of wind and weather. Kent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seaworthiness — seaworthy ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a boat) in a good enough condition to sail on the sea. DERIVATIVES seaworthiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • seaworthiness certificate — A certificate issued by a classification society surveyor allowing a vessel with a mishap affecting its seaworthiness to proceed to another port where permanent repairs can be carried out …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • seaworthiness — noun see seaworthy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seaworthiness — See seaworthy. * * * …   Universalium

  • seaworthiness — n. fitness for sailing, suitability for a voyage at sea; quality of being adapted or constructed to withstand the forces of the sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seaworthiness — sea·wor·thi·ness …   English syllables

  • seaworthiness — See: seaworthy …   English dictionary

  • seaworthiness — See seaworthy …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • seaworthiness — noun fitness to traverse the seas • Syn: ↑fitness • Derivationally related forms: ↑seaworthy • Hypernyms: ↑soundness • Attrubites: ↑seaworthy, ↑uns …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”