bo'sun
I. noun see boatswain II. see bosun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bo|sun — «BOH suhn», noun. = boatswain. (Cf. ↑boatswain) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bo'sun — bosun osun n. a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen; a contraction of {boatswain}. [Also spelled {bo sun}.] Syn: boatswain, bos n, bo s n, bo sun, boson. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bo'sun — noun a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen • Syn: ↑boatswain, ↑bos n, ↑bo s n, ↑bosun • Hypernyms: ↑mariner, ↑seaman, ↑tar, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bo'sun — n. bosun, boatswain, officer on a ship who is responsible for various small tasks (i.e. supervises anchors, ropes, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bo·sun — ↑boatswain variant spelling of ↑boatswain …   Useful english dictionary

  • bo's'n — o s n n. a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen. Syn: boatswain, bos n, bosun, bo sun. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sun Pharmaceuticals — Infobox Company name = Sun Pharmaceuticals type = Public (Bombay Stock Exchange: [http://www.bseindia.com/price finder/stockreach.asp?scripcd=524715 ticker=SUN] ) genre = foundation = Mumbai, India 1983) founder = location city = flagicon|India… …   Wikipedia

  • bo — aero·em·bo·lism; al·bo·ci·ne·re·ous; al·bo·lite; al·bo·ra·da; al·bo·ran·ite; am·bo·cep·tor; am·bo·coe·lia; am·bo·mal·le·al; am·bo·sex·u·al; amet·a·bo·lia; am·mo·ni·o·bo·rite; amoe·bo·bac·ter; amoe·bo·cyte; amoe·bo·ge·ni·ae; amoe·bo·tae·nia;… …   English syllables

  • sun — an·ti·sun; bo·sun; coun·ter·sun; du·sun; sun; sun·a·pee; sun·bathe; sun·berry; sun·bow; sun·dae; sun·da·ri; sun·day·fied; sun·day·ish; sun·day·ism; sun·days; sun·der; sun·der·land; sun·down; sun·down·er; sun·dri; sun·dries; sun·dries·man;… …   English syllables

  • bo’s’n —  , bosun, bo’sun  are all abbreviations of boatswain, a naval officer; not to be confused with boson, a type of subatomic particle …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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