Definition of seaworthy in English:

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seaworthy

Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌwərT͟Hē/

adjective

(Of a vessel) in a good enough condition to sail on the sea.
Example sentences
  • Assuredly Chinese ships were seaworthy enough to sail across the Pacific and back.
  • His coastguard - one seaworthy ship - sailed to Poti.
  • Team 3 is responsible for the engineering compartments and ensures the vessel is actually seaworthy.

Derivatives

seaworthiness

Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌwərT͟Hēnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • Over the past fifteen years I've sailed various boats of differing seaworthiness in the bay and along the coast.
  • Moreover the seaworthiness of the vessel required that cargo should be correctly stowed.
  • His exploits follow a long line of expeditions trying to prove the seaworthiness of primitive boats.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: sea·wor·thy

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