anchor davit


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English-Russian big polytechnic dictionary. 2014.

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  • Davit — Dav it, n. [Cf. F. davier forceps, davit, cooper s instrument, G. david davit; all probably from the proper name David.] (Naut.) (a) A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • davit — [dā′vit; ] also [ dav′it] n. [ME & OFr daviot, dim. of David, prob. with reference to the slaying of Goliath] 1. either of a pair of uprights that can be swung out over the side of a ship for lowering or raising a small boat 2. a crane in a ship… …   English World dictionary

  • davit — noun /ˈdeɪvɪt,ˈdævət/ a) A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship. b) a crane, often working in pairs and usually made of steel, used to… …   Wiktionary

  • davit — /ˈdævət/ (say davuht) noun a projecting piece of wood or iron (frequently one of a pair) on the side or stern of a vessel, fitted with a tackle, etc., for raising, lowering, or suspending a small boat, anchor, or other weight. {Middle English… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fish davit — Davit Dav it, n. [Cf. F. davier forceps, davit, cooper s instrument, G. david davit; all probably from the proper name David.] (Naut.) (a) A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish davit — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cat davit — noun Etymology: cathead : the forward bow davit of a ship for hoisting the stock end of the anchor compare : fish davit …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish davit — noun : a davit formerly used to raise the fluke end of an anchor compare cat davit …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish davit — a crane like device for raising or lowering equipment such as an anchor using a fish fall …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-davit — a crane like device for raising or lowering equipment such as an anchor using a fish fall …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • boat davits — Davit Dav it, n. [Cf. F. davier forceps, davit, cooper s instrument, G. david davit; all probably from the proper name David.] (Naut.) (a) A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English