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seamark

[′sē‚märk]
(navigation)
An object designed as an aid to navigation and located with the express purpose of being visible from a distance to seaward; it is often erected in shoal water rather than on land.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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We positioned a layout of six seamarks on the tactile map and used the same configuration with a 60-sixty degree rotation on the virtual map.
Huw Seamarks, aged 17, was taken to Wrexham Maelor Hospital and then to the specialist regional burns unit at Whiston Hospital in Merseyside, suffering from 55 per cent burns.
The Seamarks, from Burton on Trent, Staffs, did not even worry when, just eight days before departure, tour operator Sovereign told them their four-star Hotel Suite Princess, was overbooked.
Bugis navigators, like their Pacific Island counterparts, depend upon star paths, supplemented by wind patterns, wave configurations, seamarks, currents, tides, the sun, and animal behaviour.
In the poems written in exile--Exile (1942; Exile, and Other Poems), Vents (1946; Winds), Amers (1957; Seamarks), Chronique (1960), and Oiseaux (1962; Birds)--he achieved a deeply personal note.
His travels as ambassador to the Far East (1916 - 21) and his studies of geology and early pagan mythology perhaps account somewhat for his work 's exotic flavor and colorful settings, such as the Asiatic lands in Anabase (1924; translated as 1930) and the imaginary Oriental kingdom by the sea in Amers (1957; translated as Seamarks, 1958).
First, it was not first to name the seamarks; the Malays were, as those were their trading routes in waters now bound by the Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
MOLD Alexandra manager Danny Seamarks hopes to have five players back for this afternoon's clash with Bethesda Athletic, including central defender Steve Hughes who has played only once so far this season.
Karl Seamarks and former England international Jason Swaine soon got Heat off the mark and they went into a 28-21 lead in the first quarter.
Huw Seamarks, 17, is believed to got up early to help a neighbour with newspaper deliveries.
Mold's Simon Holloway and Chris Guy are expected to return from injury to face visitors Bethesda, while Gary Burns has assured manager Daniel Seamarks he is not leaving the club.
Heat managed to control the Division 1 team in the first quarter with Karl Seamarks scoring eight points, but the Arrows then went into overdrive with 41 points before half time, when Heat handling errors were punished to the full.