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sea·wor·thy

 (sē′wûr′thē)
adj. sea·wor·thi·er, sea·wor·thi·est
Fit to traverse the seas: a seaworthy freighter; a seaworthy crew.

sea′wor′thi·ness n.
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seaworthy

(ˈsiːˌwɜːðɪ)
adj
(Nautical Terms) in a fit condition or ready for a sea voyage
ˈseaˌworthiness n
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sea•wor•thy

(ˈsiˌwɜr ði)

adj. -thi•er, -thi•est. (of a vessel)
fitted and safe for a voyage at sea.
[1800–10]
sea′wor`thi•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.seaworthy - fit for a sea voyage
tight - of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"
unseaworthy - unfit for a voyage
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Translations
صالِح للمِلاحَه
plavbyschopný
sødygtig
hajózásra alkalmas
haffær
plavbyschopný
denize açılabilir/dayanıklı

seaworthy

[ˈsiːˌwɜːðɪ] ADJen condiciones de navegar
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seaworthy

[ˈsiːwɜːrðɪ] adjen état de naviguer
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seaworthy

[ˈsiːˌwɜːðɪ] adjidoneo/a alla navigazione
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sea

(siː) noun
1. (often with the) the mass of salt water covering most of the Earth's surface. I enjoy swimming in the sea; over land and sea; The sea is very deep here; (also adjective) A whale is a type of large sea animal.
2. a particular area of sea. the Baltic Sea; These fish are found in tropical seas.
3. a particular state of the sea. mountainous seas.
ˈseaward(s) adverb
towards the sea; away from the land. The yacht left the harbour and sailed seawards.
ˈseaboard noun
the seacoast. the eastern seaboard of the United States.
sea breeze
a breeze blowing from the sea towards the land.
ˈseafaring adjective
of work or travel on ships. a seafaring man.
ˈseafood noun
fish, especially shellfish.
adjective
seafood restaurants.
ˈseafront noun
a promenade or part of a town with its buildings facing the sea.
ˈsea-going adjective
designed and equipped for travelling on the sea. a sea-going yacht.
ˈseagull noun
a gull.
sea level
the level of the surface of the sea used as a base from which the height of land can be measured. three hundred metres above sea level.
ˈsea-lion noun
a type of large seal.
ˈseamanplural ˈseamen noun
a sailor, especially a member of a ship's crew who is not an officer.
ˈseaport noun
a port on the coast.
ˈseashell noun
the (empty) shell of a sea creature.
ˈseashore noun
the land close to the sea.
ˈseasick adjective
ill because of the motion of a ship at sea. Were you seasick on the voyage?
ˈseasickness noun
ˈseaside noun
(usually with the) a place beside the sea. We like to go to the seaside in the summer.
ˈseaweed noun
plants growing in the sea. The beach was covered with seaweed.
ˈseaworthy adjective
(negative unseaworthy) (of a ship) suitably built and in good enough condition to sail at sea.
ˈseaworthiness noun
at sea
1. on a ship and away from land. He has been at sea for four months.
2. puzzled or bewildered. Can I help you? You seem all at sea.
go to sea
to become a sailor. He wants to go to sea.
put to sea
to leave the land or a port. They planned to put to sea the next day.
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