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sea room

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noun
  1. unobstructed space at sea in which a vessel can be easily maneuvered or navigated.
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Origin of sea room

First recorded in 1545–55
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Related Words

leewayelbowroom

Examples from the Web for sea room

Historical Examples

  • There was not sea-room to wear and bear up on the other tack.

    Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer

    Cyrus Townsend Brady

  • What you want for your craft on this voyage is plenty of sea-room.

    The Wedding Ring

    T. De Witt Talmage

  • There was therefore plenty of sea-room for the floating-ice to escape southwards.

  • Them as are outside to-morrow morning will do well to see that they have plenty of sea-room.

    The Life Savers

    James Otis

  • That may be all well enough, however, where there is plenty of sea-room.


British Dictionary definitions for sea room

sea room

noun
  1. sufficient space to manoeuvre a vessel
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