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fluyt

(flœt)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a Dutch type of cargo ship, originating in the 16th century
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Up until now it has not been possible to find the journals of this voyage, but the National Archive is in possession of the map of the coast of New-Holland, which was sailed by these ships, with the title: "Hollandia-Nova discovered in 1705, by the little Fluyt Vossenbosch, the sloop Waijer and the pantchiallang Nova Hollandia, which departed from Timor on the 2nd March." Since this most important map--as far as we know--is now being published for the first time, [...].
Burke traces the development of plastics back in time to a 17th century Dutch cargo ship, the Fluyt. Atmospheric electricity is traced through a series of events that produced nuclear weaponry.
Fluyt, "Optical absorption spectra, crystal-field energy levels and intensities of [Eu.sup.3+] in Gd[Al.sub.3][(B[O.sub.3]).sub.4]," Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, vol.
Owned by the Dutch East India Company, the Fluyt ship carried silk, spices, tea, Japanese and Chinese porcelain as well as nearly 180,000 pieces of Dutch golden ducats.
Paulus Traudenius (Formosa) ende den oppercoopman Johan van Elseracq (Japan) per fluyt de Zaayer, geschr.
With slight variations to suit local conditions, the nao was known as a fluyt in Holland, a hulk in Germany, and a carrack in the Mediterranean.
From 1595 on, Atlantic crossings became routine procedure for the Dutch salt fleet, whose typical 300-ton burden fluyts could make the round trip in four to five months.