following sea


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following sea

[¦fäl·ə·wiŋ ′sē]
(navigation)
A sea in which the waves move in the general direction of the heading.
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He remained in the very position he took up to watch the other ship go by rolling and swinging all shadowy in the uproar of the following seas. He stirred not; and Powell keeping near by did not dare speak to him, so enigmatical in its contemplation of the night did his figure appear to his young eyes: indistinct--and in its immobility staring into gloom, the prey of some incomprehensible grief, longing or regret.
The son of Footstepsinthesand had previously won a conditions event at Haydock and is seeking to give Johnston a second win in this contest following Sea Lord in 2010.
Following sea trials, the ship will arrive in Estonia next summer and will start serving LNG clients in the autumn.
HANNAH DELA CRUZ ABRAMS was awarded the Whiting Writers Award for her novella The Man Who Danced with Dolls and her memoir-in-progress The Following Sea. She has also received a Rona Jaffe National Literary Award and a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship.
After winning 32 of the 409 Olympic-event golds in 2007, The Philippines fell to 31 the following SEA Games, although it collected a bigger percentage because there were fewer Olympic events in 2009.
The Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed the remaining Daesh positions in Syria following sea launches of six Kalibr cruise missiles, the Russian Defense Ministry said Friday.
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With a hard north wind at our backs, we'd made the run with a following sea and were at the closest tower come first light.
There are reports of arterial dissection immediately after swimming in a 60-year-old female (12) and also following sea wave trauma to the neck in a 56-year-old man (13).
The wind created a following sea that repeatedly picked Ian up in the stern of the kayak while simultaneously shunting me through the wave ahead.
This keeps going until we are ready for the ship's 40-day sea trials." Following sea trials, and once any required rectification is completed, the ship will be ready to sail.