seaspeak


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seaspeak

(ˈsiːˌspiːk)
n
(Sailing) the language used by sailors to ease communication between ships
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s (1988) Seaspeak, developed as a result of the cooperation between master mariners and applied linguists is the most renowned and "probably the best manual on marine communications published to date" (Diaz Perez, 2002: 654).
Referring to the subject of this report, one can state that it is a rather revolutionary topic within criminology, although it has predecessors like Seaspeak and Airspeak in the field of communications sciences.