Definition of Rough water
1. Noun. Used of the sea during inclement or stormy weather.
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Literary usage of Rough water
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1. Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory by Caroline C. Leighton (1884)
"rough water. — Beauty of the Sea. — Golden-Gate Entrance. — San Francisco Streets. — Santa Barbara. — Its Invalids. — Our Spanish Neighbors. ..."
2. The Speed and Power of Ships: A Manual of Marine Propulsion by David Watson Taylor (1910)
"Rough-Water Effects i. Causes of Speed Reduction.—The effect of rough water upon speed is like the effect of foulness of bottom — almost impossible to ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1885)
"... which in smooth water are well enough, but in rough water too much strain is imposed by not allowing each hull to pitch independently of the other. ..."