Definition of Daymark

1. Noun. a mark (such as a tower) designed to help navigators to find their way (visible during the day only) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daymark

1. an unlighted sea-mark [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daymark

daylight saving times
daylight savings
daylight savings time
daylight vision
daylighted
daylighting
daylightings
daylights
daylike
daylilies
daylily
daylit
daylong
daymare
daymares
daymark (current term)
daymarks
daynt
daypack
daypacks
daypeep
dayrise
dayrises
dayroom
dayrooms
days
days of wine and roses
days of yore
days off
daysack

Literary usage of Daymark

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1. Reports of the Department of Commerce and Labor 1904-1912: Report of the by Dept. of Commerce and Labor, United States (1905)
"A daymark, consisting of an iron spindle surmounted by a cask, both painted black ... The replacing of the wooden daymark by an iron daymark is in progress. ..."

2. Transportation Expressions (1996) by Richard Feldman (1998)
"... A simple type of daymark in the shape of a "X" formerly used extensively on ... Crossing daymark: A diamond-shaped daymark erected at the head and foot ..."

3. United States Coast Pilot, Philippine Islands by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1919)
"It consists of a post surmounted by a diamond-shaped daymark painted white, with a 3-foot black diamond in the middle and is about 6 miles west- ..."

4. Great Lakes Pilot...1921 by United States Hydrographic Office (1921)
"daymark.—Hills Point daymark, a white, triangular, slatted target, apex up, on Hills Point, marks the point abreast of which vessels bound for the canal ..."

5. Inside Route Pilot by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1920)
"... and in some cases have a red triangular day- mark; port-hand beacons are white with odd numbers and in some cases have a white, square daymark. ..."

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