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whaler

1. a person employed in whaling
2. a vessel engaged in whaling
3. Austral a nomad surviving in the bush without working

whaler

[′wāl·ər]
(civil engineering)

wale, waler, whaler

A horizontal timber or beam used to brace or support an upright member, as sheeting, formwork for concrete, etc. (See illustration p. 1052.)
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The judge also said the whalers were violating an Australian court order banning the hunt and so were precluded from pursuing their lawsuit in the United States.
Environmental activists said that over the years, they have caused the whalers tens of millions of dollars in losses.
To do this he has traced every sea ice definition in UK history from satellite data of the last three decades to the accounts of Arctic explorer, scientist and Whitby whaler William Scoresby Jnr who in the 19th Century wrote an account of the Arctic regions.
Bertolini said Aetna "is pleased to continue its 158-year commitment to supporting a vibrant Connecticut community and the Hartford area in particular by becoming the first member of the Whalers Alliance.
Whalers Village is at present 98% leased to 70 tenants and is also home to the Whalers Village Museum and Theatre.
What we really need is for the governments of Australia and New Zealand to step up and start enforcing maritime laws in these waters, or who knows what the whalers will do next.
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society accused the whalers of throwing hunks of metal and golf balls at its members, slightly injuring two activists.
Japanese whalers claim to hunt under an internationally allowed research programme, despite a ban on commercial whaling.
The Japanese whalers seized two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society activists, Australian Benjamin Potts and Britain Giles Lane, when the pair boarded the Yushin Maru No.
The whalers would launch their boats and follow the Killer Whales into the ocean, where they would find a whale, exhausted after hours of being chased by the Killer Whales.
To help fill this gap, we documented traditional knowledge of bowhead whales held by Yupik whalers of St.