To travel around with a near reversal of course


Related Terms

KING CLOSER

In masonry work, a rectangular brick having one corner cut diagonally to half the end of the brick and used to fill an opening in a course larger than half a brick. Also known as beveled closer.

HOLE DEVIATION

The change in the course or direction that a borehole follows.

TO HAUL

To change the course of a sailing vessel to bring the wind farther forward, usually used with up, such as haul up.

GROUND LOG

A device for determining the course and speed over the ground in shallow water consisting of a lead or weight attached to a line. The lead is thrown overboard and allowed to rest on the bottom. The course over ground is indicated by the direction the line tends and the speed by the amount of line paid out in a unit of time.

IN EXTREMIS

Condition in which either course or speed changes or both are required on the part of both ships if the ships are to avoid collision

HYDROGEN CYCLE

A complete course of cation-exchange operation in which the adsorbent is employed in the hydrogen or free acid form.

COURSE

The direction in which a vessel is being steered, usually given in degrees.

OVER-REACHING

When tacking, holding a course too long.

STAND ON

To maintain course and speed

DRABBLER

An extra strip of canvas secured below a bonnet , further to increase the area of a course

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