Definition of Laytime

1. Noun. In commercial shipping, the amount of time specified in a charter party for a vessel's loading and unloading. ¹



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Definition of Laytime

1. the total time allowed [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laytime

lays
lays a foundation
lays bare
lays down
lays off
lays out
lays over
lays siege
lays up
lays waste
layshaft
layshafts
layship
laystall
laystalls
laytime (current term)
laytimes
layup
layups
laywoman
laywomen
lazar
lazar house
lazarenkoite
lazaret
lazarets
lazarette
lazarettes
lazaretto
lazarettos

Literary usage of Laytime

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1. Cargo Preference Requirements: Objectives not Significantly Advanced When by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"However, under the compromise the vessel can earn demurrage if the laytime is exceeded due to the fumigation. GAP Recommendation Encourage recipient ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1877)
"Childhood'« »laytime. б. Our Boye and Girl«. 7. Alphabet ol" Animals. BELL (M. Л.) Seventeen to Twenty-one; or, Aunt Veronica ..."

3. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1894)
"—If, instead, they make each other out under sail and in laytime, each one will hoist a flag over the top, and then put two flags forward, hauling down the ..."

4. Tidal Rivers: Their (1) Hydraulics, (2) Improvement, (3) Navigation by William Henry Wheeler (1893)
"... navigating is nearly as uring the dark tides as laytime. re are two gas-buoys in lary of the Ribble and the Irish Sea, marking •ance to this river. ..."

5. Clinical Journal (1903)
"In the wards the paroxysms of coughing and the paroxysms of whooping-cough are distinctly more frequent in the laytime than they ..."

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