Carry On Mr. Bowditch 1-20

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Vocab Words 1-20

shilling

british coin

towhead

person with very blonde hair

spectacles

eyeglasses

gables

triangular parts of a roof

pindling

puny

kindling

material that burns easily

bellow

device for blowing air

privateer

armed private ship

cargo

transported materials

wharf

structure where ships load and unload

structure where ships load and unload

ballast

load on heavy material to steady or control

apothocary

pharmacy

currency

money

lee

the side of the ship that is shealtered from the wind

windward

the side of the ship from which the wind is blowing

chandlery

a business selling ship supplies

indenture

a contract where a person agrees to work for another for a definite period of time

becalmed

stopped by lack of wind

capstan

a round device which a rope is fastened and used on boats for raising weights

stern

rear part of the ship

bulkhead

a wall seperating compartments

navigation

method of figuring out positions, course, and distance traveled

bow

forward part of the ship

aft

near the stern

theodolite

precise insturment used in surveying

astronomy

the science of the heavens

caulking

filling up a crack or seam to make it watertight

plumb

weight attachet to a line to show vertical direction

algerbra

mathematics that sudies relationships between numbers and the operations used to work with them

trigonometry

mathematics that studies triangles and their practical uses

undergraduate

college student that has not yet earned a degree

almanac

book containing facts about rising and setting of sun and moon

declination

angular distance north or south from ecliptic

amplitude

fullness

ecliptic

circle in which the sun appears to move

neutrality

not favoring either side in a war

larboard

the side of a ship on which cargo is loaded and unloaded

scuppers

openings above the upper deck through which water drains overboard

halyard

rope for raising and lowering sails

binnacle

box containing a ships compass and lamp

fo'c'sle

the living part of the lower deck

zenith

highest point

latitude

distance north or south from the equator

longitude

distance east or west

nautical

of or pertaining to the sea and navigation

occulating

covering or eclipsing

swarthy

dark

sullen

angry

glowered

glare

jeered

mocked

calloused

rough

celestial

heavenly

descended

lower

taut

tight

abaft

behind

athwart

perpendicular

signatures

Printed Sheets in multiples of four when printed

correspond

To be in an agreement or conformity. To talk using letters and Words.

radiance

warm, cheerful brightness

horrendous

Shockinly Dreadful

mariner

one who assist in navigating a ship

solemn

serious

companionway

a stair or ladder within the hull of a vessel.

console

confort in time of grief

blockade

to closing off or surround

promontory

rock projecting into the sea

accent

a characteristic sound of a language

scholar

one who studies

convoy

to accompany or escort, usually for protection

broadside

the whole side of a ship above the water line, from the bow to the quarter.

dowry

the money, goods, or estate that a wife brings to her husband at marriage.

consumption

tuberculosis of the lungs.

berth

a shelflike sleeping space, as on a ship, airplane, or railroad car.

serenade

a love song

logarithmic

having a logarithm as one or more of its unknowns.

persuade

to prevail on (a person) to do something, as by advising or urging

petulant

moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation

maneuver

a planned and regulated movement or evolution of troops

monsoon

the seasonal wind of the Indian Ocean and southern Asia

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