Definition of Seaway

1. Noun. A lane at sea that is a regularly used route for vessels.

Exact synonyms: Sea Lane, Ship Route, Trade Route
Generic synonyms: Lane
Specialized synonyms: Saint Lawrence Seaway, St. Lawrence Seaway



Definition of Seaway

1. Noun. (nautical) a lane or route at sea that is regularly used by ships; a sea lane or trade route ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) an inland waterway used by seagoing shipping ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) the headway of a vessel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seaway

1. the headway made by a ship [n -WAYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seaway

seaves
seavy
seawall
seawalls
seawan
seawand
seawans
seawant
seawants
seaward
seawards
seaware
seawares
seawaters
seaway (current term)
seaways
seaweed
seaweedlike
seaweeds
seaweedy
seawife
seawives
seawolf
seawolves
seawoman
seawomen
seaworm
seaworms
seaworthier

Literary usage of Seaway

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1. Daily Geography Practice Grade 5 by Sandi Johnson (2004)
"ANSWER KEY Monday 1. seaway 2. Atlantic Ocean Tuesday 1. ... The St. Lawrence seaway Introducing the Map Ask students to name some routes they have traveled ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1873)
"Description of an Apparatus for automatically recording the Rolling of a Ship in a seaway^. By ЛУ. ..."

3. A Manual of Naval Architecture: For the Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1882)
"... and that the resistance of the water in a seaway must be different from that of smooth water, which alone has been considered in this chapter. ..."

4. A Manual of Naval Architecture for Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1900)
"When ships are manoeuvred in rivers, currents, or a seaway, or in stormy weather with high winds, their performances necessarily differ from those in still ..."

5. Directory of Transportation Data Sources (1996)by Sarah Maccalous by Sarah Maccalous (1998)
"Saint Lawrence seaway Development Corporation The Saint Lawrence seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) is a wholly-owned Government corporation. ..."

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