seamanship
noun Date: 1756 the art or skill of handling, working, and navigating a ship

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Seamanship — is the art of operating a ship or boat. It involves a knowledge of a variety of topics and development of specialised skills including: navigation and international maritime law; weather, meteorology and forecasting; watchstanding; ship handling… …   Wikipedia

  • Seamanship — Sea man*ship, n. The skill of a good seaman; the art, or skill in the art, of working a ship. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seamanship — [sē′mənship΄] n. skill in sailing, navigating, or working a ship …   English World dictionary

  • seamanship — [[t]si͟ːmənʃɪp[/t]] N UNCOUNT Seamanship is skill in managing a boat and controlling its movement through the sea. ...the art of seamanship and navigation …   English dictionary

  • seamanship — seaman ► NOUN 1) a sailor, especially one below the rank of officer. 2) the lowest rank in the US navy, below petty officer. DERIVATIVES seamanlike adjective seamanship noun …   English terms dictionary

  • seamanship — /see meuhn ship /, n. knowledge and skill pertaining to the operation, navigation, management, safety, and maintenance of a ship. [1760 70; SEAMAN + SHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • seamanship — noun /ˈsiː.mənˌʃɪp/ Skill in, and knowledge of, the work of navigating, maintaining, and operating a vessel …   Wiktionary

  • seamanship — Synonyms and related words: ability, address, adeptness, adroitness, airmanship, artfulness, artisanship, artistry, bravura, brilliance, capability, capacity, cleverness, command, competence, control, coordination, craft, craftsmanship, cunning,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • seamanship — sea|man|ship [ˈsi:mənʃıp] n [U] the skills and knowledge that an experienced sailor has …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seamanship — sea|man|ship [ simən,ʃıp ] noun uncount the skill and knowledge involved in controlling a boat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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