A bond covering a group of persons, articles or properties.



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CONSTELLATION

A group of stars which appear close together, regardless of actual distances, particularly if the group forms a striking config- uration. Among astronomers a constellation is now considered a region of the sky having precise boundaries so arranged that all of the sky is covered, without overlap. The ancient Greeks recognized 48 constellations covering only certain groups of stars. Modern astronomers recognize 88 constellations.

OCEAN

  1. The major area of salt water covering the greater part of the earth. 2. One of the major divisions of the expanse of salt water covering the earth.

GROUP OCCULTING LIGHT

An occulting light in which the occultations are combined in groups, each group including the same number of occultations, and in which the groups are repeated at regular intervals. The intervals of light separating the occultations within each group are of equal duration and this duration is clearly shorter than the duration of the interval of light between two successive groups.

COMPOSITE GROUP OCCULTING LIGHT

A group occulting light in which the occultations are combined in successive groups of different numbers of occultations

HOUSE BILL OF LANDING

Bill of Landing issued by a freight forwarder or consolidator covering a single shipment containing the names, addresses and specific description of the goods shipped.

DOCKET

Present a rate proposal to a conference meeting for adoption as a conference group rate.

D.S.C.

1) Digital Selective Calling system using digital codes which enables a radio station to establish contact with, and transfer information to, another station or group of stations. 2) Dangerous goods, solid cargoes and containers.

CEILING

A covering usually of wood, placed over the tank top for its protection

BAGGYWRINKLE

A soft covering for cables (or any other obstructions) that prevents sail chafing.

GROUP QUICK LIGHT

A quick flashing light in which a specified group of flashes is regularly repeated

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