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Farrell, (Wilfrid) Jerome

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 121 words.

CMG 1946; OBE 1936; MC

Born 29 Nov. 1882; s of Thomas Farrell, Solicitor, Hull, and Monica, d of J. A. Collingwood, Hull; unmarried; died...

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monohull

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a boat with only one hull, as opposed to a catamaran or multihull.

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monohull

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 15 words.

n. a boat with only one hull, as opposed to a catamaran or multihull.

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Richardson, Sarah Jane

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 50 words.

a Circuit Judge, since 2015; a Designated Civil Judge for Hull and Grimsby, since 2017

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to spring a leak

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

For a vessel to develop a crack or fracture in its hull which allows sea water to enter. The term originated from the occasional tendency of the hull planking of a wooden vessel to spring,...

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Biggin Hill

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Byggunhull 1499. ‘Hill with or near a building’. ME bigging + hull (OE hyll).

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convex hull

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Probability and Statistics.

The convex hull of a set of points in ℝ n is the smallest convex polyhedron (polygon when n=2) that contains all the points.

Convex hull....

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What Biofilms Can Teach Us about Individuality

Marc Ereshefsky and Makmiller Pedroso.

in Individuals Across the Sciences

December 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Metaphysics. 7938 words.

This chapter uses the example of biofilms to examine Hull’s and Godfrey-Smith’s accounts of biological individuality and to explore the nature of individuality more generally. The case of...

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limpet mine

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A mine designed to be attached magnetically to a ship's hull and set to explode after a certain time.

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prismatic coefficient

Jeremy Lines.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 57 words.

in naval architecture a measure of a hull's fineness. It compares the boat's actual displaced volume with that of a

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clean

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 55 words.

a word which refers to the lines of a vessel's hull when they give a fine and unobstructed run from

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block coefficient

Jeremy Lines.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 57 words.

in naval architecture a measure of a hull's fineness. It compares the boat's actual displaced volume with that of a

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arsenals and navies

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 730 words.

An arsenal consisted of a yard for shipbuilding, a repair shop, a magazine for storing detached pieces and disarmed hulls,

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limpet mine

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 21 words.

a mine designed to be attached magnetically to a ship's hull and set to explode after a certain time.

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Chris Scott

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(b. 1945).

Born in Hull, Yorkshire, England, he was educated at the University of Hull (B.A., 1966), Manchester University (M.A., 1967), and then at the University of Pennsylvania....

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deckhand

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a member of a ship's crew whose duties include maintenance of hull, decks, and superstructure; mooring, and cargo handling.

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forepeak

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. the forwardmost division of a vessel’s hull, often used in ships as a ballast tank.

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Huller

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 50 words.

1. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill, from Middle English hull ‘hill’, a dialect form characteristic

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Goodman, Benny (30 May 1909)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 2159 words.

The son of Eastern European immigrants, he received his first music lessons at a Chicago synagogue. At Hull House, a

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Submarines

Sarandis Papadopoulos.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 821 words.

are special purpose naval vessels that use their submerged capability for protection. A submarine must possess a hull strong enough

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