drill ship

  • 1drill|ship — «DRIHL SHIHP», noun. a ship designed to drill for oil under water: »The well was drilled to a depth of 354 metres into the sea bed, by the drillship Discoverer Seven Seas, 64 km south east of Tarragona (New Scientist) …

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  • 2Drill commands — are generally used with a group that is marching, most often in military foot drill or marching band. All branches of the military use drill commands. Contents 1 Command voice 2 Common drill commands 2.1 United Kingdom and Australia …

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  • 3Q-ship — Mystery Ship redirects here. For the 1917 film serial, see The Mystery Ship. Q ships, also known as Q boats, Decoy Vessels, Special Service Ships, or Mystery Ships, were heavily armed merchant ships with concealed weaponry, designed to lure… …

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  • 4Muster drill — A muster drill in progress on Royal Caribbean A muster drill (also sometimes referred to as a lifeboat drill or a boat drill) is an exercise conducted by the crew of a ship prior to embarking on a voyage. The purpose of a muster drill is to… …

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  • 5fire drill — noun an exercise intended to train people in duties and escape procedures to be followed in case of fire • Hypernyms: ↑exercise, ↑practice, ↑drill, ↑practice session, ↑recitation * * * noun 1. : a primitive device for kindling fire consisting of… …

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  • 6Chinese fire drill — A Chinese fire drill is a slang term that has been used by Westerners for more than a century, and is today considered offensive or racist.[1][2][3] It is used to describe any situation that is chaotic or confusing.[4] It is also used to describe …

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  • 7Prison ship — The forbidding form of the beached convict ship HMS Discovery at Deptford. Launched as a 10 gun sloop at Rotherhithe in 1789, the ship served as a convict hulk from 1818 until scrapped in February 1834.[1] …

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  • 8Eritrea (ship) — The Italian colonial ship Eritrea was constructed in the Castellammare Shipyards. Construction started in 1935 and she was commissioned in 1937.Design Eritrea was constructed for duties as a typical colonial ship and was sometimes referred to as… …

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  • 9fire drill — 1. a practice drill for a company of firefighters, the crew of a ship, etc., to train them in their duties in case of fire. 2. a drill for pupils in a school, employees in a factory, etc., to train them in the manner of exit to be followed in… …

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  • 10fire drill — /ˈfaɪə drɪl/ (say fuyuh dril) noun 1. a practice drill for firefighters, the passengers and crew of a ship, etc., to accustom them to their duties in case of fire. 2. a drill for pupils in a school, employees in a factory, etc., to train them how …

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  • 11flag|ship — «FLAG SHIHP», noun. the ship that carries the officer in command of a fleet or squadron and displays his flag: »From the flagship they saw the modern Navy put on an impressive, well run drill (Time) …

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  • 12Fire drill — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …

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  • 13boat drill — noun : drill aboard ship in the launching and manning of lifeboats …

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  • 14Fire ship — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …

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  • 15Training ship — Training Train ing, n. The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising, disciplining, etc.; education. [1913 Webster] {Fan training} (Hort.), the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall radiate… …

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  • 16boat drill — /ˈboʊt drɪl/ (say boht dril) noun a practising of procedures for entering lifeboats undertaken by the crew and passengers of a ship …

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  • 17Буровое судно — ► drill ship Плавучее сооружение для морского бурения скважин, оборудованное центральной прорезью в корпусе, над которой установлена буровая вышка и системой для удержания судна над поверхностью скважины. Современные буровые суда, как правило,… …

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  • 18Transocean — Ltd. Type Publicly traded limited company (NYSE: RIG, SIX: RIGN …

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  • 19Chikyū — Chikyu Career (  Japan) …

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  • 20undersea exploration — Introduction       the investigation and description of the ocean waters and the seafloor and of the Earth beneath. Primary objectives and accomplishments       Included in the scope of undersea exploration are the physical and chemical… …

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