Definition of Athwartship

1. Adverb. (nautical) athwartships ¹



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Definition of Athwartship

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Athwartship

athleticisms
athletick
athletics
athleticwear
athletism
athodyd
athodyds
athrepsia
athrill
athrob
athrocyte
athrocytes
athrocytosis
athrombia
athwart
athwartship (current term)
athwartships
athymic
athyrea
athyrotic
atilt
atimies
atimy
atingle
atinumab
atipamezole

Literary usage of Athwartship

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and by Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan (1906)
"It is evident that the force of the single magnet may be resolved into two components—one fore-and-aft, and one athwartship; in this case, instead of being ..."

2. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1905)
"A similar athwartship coal bunker extends athwartship on the other side of ... Aft of the boiler rooms comes the athwartship coal bunker above referred to, ..."

3. The Marine Steam Engine: A Treatise for Engineering Students, Young by Richard Sennett (1902)
"On each branch from this athwartship steam pipe to the main engines an ordinary screw-down stop-valve c is fitted in large vessels, ..."

4. A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy: Including the Theory of by William Carpenter Pendleton Muir (1918)
"Eun the athwartship carrier down. If the compass shows easterly deviation, the force G draws the North point of the needle to starboard; enter one or more ..."

5. Marine Propellers by Sydney Walker Barnaby (1891)
"On the blade the elliptical arc approximately coinciding with the helical arc will project on an athwartship plane into a circular arc, the chord of the ..."

6. Screw Propellers and Estimation of Power for Propulsion of Ships: Also Air by Charles Wilson Dyson (1918)
"C=A -i- B = Resultant athwartship force on one blade, in foot pounds. D = 12 XB — Radius of hub, in inches=Arm of athwartship force measured to root of ..."

7. Naval Boilers: A Text-book for the Instruction of Midshipmen at the U. S by Frederick Charles Bieg (1903)
"In the same way, with shell boilers placed athwartship, the gage at the end ... If the ship is down by the head or stern, boilers placed athwartship will ..."

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