Spirketing Spirk"et*ing, n. (Naut.) The planking from the waterways up to the port sills. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • spirketing — spir·ket·ing …   English syllables

  • spirketing — ˈspərkə̇tiŋ noun ( s) Etymology: obsolete English spirket, spurket space between floor timbers of a ship forward or aft + English ing : planking consisting of timbers that are heavier than the ceiling and are worked above the waterways in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spirketing plate — noun : the spirketing in a steel ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quickwork — Quick work , n. (Naut.) A term somewhat loosely used to denote: (a) All the submerged section of a vessel s planking. (b) The planking between the spirketing and the clamps. (c) The short planks between the portholes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • СПИРКЕТИНГ, СПИРКЕТЕНС — (Spirketing) пояс внутренней обшивки между ватервейсом и нижними косяками портов. Самойлов К. И. Морской словарь. М. Л.: Государственное Военно морское Издательство НКВМФ Союза ССР, 1941 …   Морской словарь

  • spirketting — /ˈspɜkətɪŋ/ (say sperkuhting) noun Nautical the planks of the deck nearest the sides of a wooden ship. Also, US, spirketing …   Australian English dictionary

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