pilothouse


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pilothouse

[′pī·lət‚hau̇s]
(naval architecture)
A compartment on or near the bridge of a ship that contains the steering wheel and other controls, compass, charts, navigating equipment, and means of communicating with the engine room and other parts of the ship. Also known as wheelhouse.
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The pilothouse could easily accommodate a laptop computer; he could watch stocks, do a correspondence course, or otherwise make good use of the time.
Instead, Captain Gansas spent the entire voyage in the aft, or Manhattan-facing, pilothouse. Had he been present, the disaster would have been avoided." Id.
"This year's IPCC PilotHouse ratings show a fairly sizable difference in the scores of the Market Leaders and Market Challengers, with one exception: Interactive Intelligence," said Nemertes vice president and service director, Irwin Lazar.
"The Nemertes PilotHouse Awards are particularly meaningful since our actual customers were surveyed for their experience," said Martin Burvill, senior vice president of global operations for Verizon Enterprise Solutions.
AT&T was recognized as one of the top providers in the 2011 Nemertes PilotHouse awards in Carrier Ethernet Services(1 Internet Access Services(2 Managed Router Services(3) and Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) Trunking Services(4
Jeanie and Wes Quigley made their initial Cumberland River journey last summer aboard Miss Ruby, a 42-foot custom-built raised pilothouse trawler outfitted with a single 450 hp Commercial Workboat engine by Scania.
After a year of diplomatic entreaties, permission was granted on humanitarian grounds to remove the original bell from the pilothouse roof and replace it with a replica bell engraved with the names and position of the lost sailors.
But I'm sickened by the thought of my senior senator, a public servant, spending $7 million on a boat with "Edwardian-style, glossy varnished teak interior, two VIP main cabins and a pilothouse fitted with a wet bar and cold wine storage."
With decks aflame, Herring made for the pilothouse and got the engines restarted.
Recalling that Turkey had also an active role in recent G20 meetings, Babacan said "Turkey has taken its place in the pilothouse of global economy" after the IMF-World Bank meetings in Istanbul.
For example, some reports have spoken of the vessels pilothouse and windshield collapsing during violent wave impacts when the boats have been moving at high speed; although later upgrade work has helped to strengthen these structural shortcomings.