[ see-kok ]
/ ˈsiˌkɒk /
a valve in the hull of a vessel for admitting outside water into some part of the hull, as a ballast tank.
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What does “yare” mean?
Also called sea connection.
Words nearby seacock
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Example sentences from the Web for seacock
The fireroom is full of water; but it looks to me as though a seacock had been opened.Ruth Fielding Homeward Bound|Alice B. Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for seacock
/ (ˈsiːˌkɒk) /
nautical a valve in the hull of a vessel below the water line for admitting sea water or for pumping out bilge water
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