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Definition of sea room in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Clear space at sea for a ship to turn or manoeuvre in: vessels are experiencing difficulty owing to lack of deep water and sea room
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  • The simulation established that the new route is safer than the Inner Route, even though it has areas of restricted sea room, especially at the northern end.
  • The range of the missile extended submarine operations to the Pacific Ocean, providing greater sea room and operating area.
  • In theory I am a sailor, but a coastal sailor, where we have what's rightly called ‘sea room.’

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