Definition of seakeeping in English:


Line breaks: sea|keep|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːkiːpɪŋ


[mass noun, usually as modifier]
  • The ability of a vessel to withstand rough conditions at sea: she is showing excellent seakeeping tendencies with impressive speed the efficient hull form ensures good seakeeping and excellent fuel consumption
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    • Thomas Jefferson's navy experimented with gunboats, colloquially named Jeffs, of one or two heavy guns - tiny ships that had little to offer in terms of seakeeping ability and endurance.
    • Three major safety parameters - structural safety, overturning stability, and seakeeping quality - were evaluated altogether to assess the safety of the whole system.
    • Emphasis is directed to good seakeeping characteristics and manoeuvrability.

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