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stationkeeping Syllabification: sta·tion·keep·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈstāSH(ə)nˌkēpiNG/

Definition of stationkeeping in English:


The maintenance of a ship’s proper position relative to others in a fleet.
Example sentences
  • Measures like these to reduce station-keeping multipliers could be applied only insofar as they did not leave the fleet with insufficient forces for war fighting.
  • In the post-Cold War era, these station-keeping multipliers have been used extensively to justify Navy force levels.
  • Large forces generated by perturbations during locomotion (e.g., recovering from a fall, predator avoidance, or station-keeping in high winds) may also utilize a greater proportion of geckos' adhesive capacity.
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