Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Tasman: Abel Tasman, Tasman Glacier


 (tăz′mən, täs′män), Abel Janszoon 1603?-1659.
Dutch navigator and explorer who was the first European to sight Tasmania and New Zealand (1642).


(Biography) Abel Janszoon (ˈabəl ˈjansuːn). 1603–59, Dutch navigator, who discovered Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Tonga and Fiji Islands (1642–43)


(ˈtæz mən)

Abel Janszoon, 1602?–59, Dutch explorer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tasman - Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659)Tasman - Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659)
References in classic literature ?
After Tasman was another wide sea-stretch to the high island of Bougainville.
Rookie of the year Patrick Carpentier moved from Bettenhausen Motorsports to Players and Ribeiro's former Tasman teammate Adrian Fernandez joined Scott Pruett at Patrick Racing.
When the Dutch became dominant in the Indonesian islands, the Dutch governor-general Anthony van Diemen (1593-1645) sent out an exploring expedition under Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603?
Fortunately, many partnerships have happy endings, such as the one that resulted in the Tasman Accord, a landmark agreement recently reached by environmental groups and Fletcher Challenge Canada's sister company, Tasman Forestry of New Zealand.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Silicon Valley-based M&A Advisory Tasman Consulting was named a Finalist in both the New Company of the Year and Company of the Year categories in the 9th annual Stevie[R] Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program.
Views on the creator of the map have varied widely; from Abel Tasman to a Frenchman living in Batavia.
Taking an integrative approach, Tasman (psychiatry and behavioral sciences, U.
Berth occupancy at the Port was 60% on Tuesday where a total of seven ships namely, Nedlloyed Tasman, UASC Doha, Saudi Hofuf, MN Rana, Majestic, Dlace and Never Land are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, wheat, chemicals and furnace oil respectively during last 24 hours.
Qantas Freight, a company subsidiary, has reported a 40% increase in its Tasman freighter capacity from February 2011 with addition of a Boeing 767-300F aircraft to fleet.
UK industrial services and rental company Northbridge Industrial Services (LON:NBI) said Wednesday it plans to buy Australian oilfield rental and service company Tasman Oil Tools for AUD16.
They are Founders Organic Brewery (Australasia's first organic brewery), Lighthouse Brewery (New Zealand's smallest), The Mussel Inn (the only Golden Bay brewery) and The Tasman Brewing Company (formerly Harrington's Brewery).