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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: scupper(0.00898 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to scupper.
English → English (WordNet)
n : drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow
v 1: wait in hiding to attack [syn: ambush, bushwhack, waylay,
lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait]
2: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
[syn: queer, expose, endanger, peril]
English → English (gcide)
Scupper \Scup"per\, n. [OF. escopir, escupir, to spit, perhaps
for escospir, L. ex + conspuere to spit upon; pref. con- +
spuere to spit. Cf. Spit, v.] (Naut.)
An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship,
so that water falling on deck may flow overboard; -- called
also scupper hole.
Scupper hose (Naut.), a pipe of leather, canvas, etc.,
attached to the mouth of the scuppers, on the outside of a
vessel, to prevent the water from entering. --Totten.
Scupper nail (Naut.), a nail with a very broad head, for
securing the edge of the hose to the scupper.
Scupper plug (Naut.), a plug to stop a scupper. --Totten.