seaway

[ US /ˈsiˌweɪ/ ]
[ UK /sˈiːwe‍ɪ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a lane at sea that is a regularly used route for vessels
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How To Use seaway In A Sentence

  • That's about 240 miles east of Attu, next to the wide seaway here... right through the islands. BARRACUDA 945
  • From the docks along the Eastern Seaway to the towering spires along the Western Peaks, the great city slowly rose from its slumber.
  • The presence of this seaway is consistent with geophysical and geological evidence for a suture between the two massifs.
  • They had met on the banks of the St. Lawrence River and watched together as the construction of the seaway changed the course of the river and swallowed towns, homes, lives. The Winter Vault by Anne Michaels: Book summary
  • Wherever possible, he writes with a seaman's lingo of seaways, gunwales, swells and whitecaps.
  • The calculated ship responses in irregular seaways were arranged for each sea state (that is, wave height).
  • Continental displacements led to changes in the configurations of the oceans, and seaways opened and closed.
  • The vessel was a wonder in a seaway; when we slowed down she hardly took a drop on board, but I have never sailed in anything that had a motion like she had. Movie Night
  • The St Lawrence seaway, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes after the English Channel, exits around the northern tip of Nova Scotia.
  • In general, the safety of a ship in a seaway is related to three major safety parameters - structural safety, overturning stability, and seakeeping quality.
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