Him who is their partisan and cleverly aids them in their plot for getting the ship out of the captain's hands into their own whether by force or persuasion, they compliment with the name of sailor, pilot, able seaman, and abuse the other sort of man, whom they call a good-for-nothing; but that the true pilot must pay attention to the year and seasons and sky and stars and winds, and whatever else belongs to his art, if he intends to be really qualified for the command of a ship, and that he must and will be the steerer
, whether other people like or not-the possibility of this union of authority with the steerer
's art has never seriously entered into their thoughts or been made part of their calling.
Its face is that of a tyrant, its numbers are false as those on a lottery ticket; its hands are those of a bunco steerer
, who makes an appointment with you to your ruin.
Of the two sitters one held the rudder lines, and looked at us attentively - as did all the rowers; the other sitter was wrapped up, much as Provis was, and seemed to shrink, and whisper some instruction to the steerer
as he looked at us.
On board the schooner the boat-pullers and steerers
are the crew.
They were so quiet that, remembering them well, one comes to doubt that they ever existed - places of repose for tired ships to dream in, places of meditation rather than work, where wicked ships - the cranky, the lazy, the wet, the bad sea boats, the wild steerers
, the capricious, the pig-headed, the generally ungovernable - would have full leisure to take count and repent of their sins, sorrowful and naked, with their rent garments of sailcloth stripped off them, and with the dust and ashes of the London atmosphere upon their mastheads.
The normal crew number is 22, including 20 paddlers, one steerer
and one drummer.
A fast long-wavelength beam steerer
uses a commercial micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) mirror controlled by a high-performance digital signal processor (DSP).
of the emergence of client/server architectures, which "necessarily have divided technical leadership because they re-use components from other platforms," requiring an "aspiring client/server platform steerer
" to "make progress on each component at or near the technical level of the leader of that component," an "extraordinarily difficult feat." (114)
Melbourne, June 4 ( ANI ): A Chinese expert steerer
has set a new record of parallel parking by squeezing his car into a gap just 15cm longer than the vehicle.
This gives these subsidiaries the importance of weight: "If I am the bigger country and I have a problem with the blue [variant of a product], even if in all other countries the blue is an interesting concept but there is a problem conceptually in Italy, then the co-ordinator, the steerer
will say maybe I need to listen to you more than a country that weighs 5%" (product manager at German MNE's Italian subsidiary).
I was bestowed with the dubious honour of being the 'worst steerer
' he'd ever witnessed.