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Why Marry? (1917)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 175 words.

a comedy by Jesse Lynch Williams. [Astor Theatre, 120 perf.; Pulitzer Prize.] Ernest Hamilton (Shelley Hull) is a

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Opal (hop)

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 161 words.

is a hop that was bred by the Hüll Institute in Germany and registered in 2001. It has a complex

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sag, to

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. 63 words.

1 The tendency of the hull of a ship to settle amidships when in a seaway its weight is supported

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torsion

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. 35 words.

a form of strain on a ship's hull caused when waves attempt to twist the forward end of the ship

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sponson

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. 109 words.

a platform formed on a ship's side either by an outboard bulge of the hull or by an indentation of

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spring a leak, to

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. 63 words.

for a vessel to develop a crack or fracture in its hull which allows sea water to enter. The term

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boottop

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. 56 words.

a fine strip of paint around the hull of a yacht which divides the antifouling (see fouling) paint

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timbers

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. 59 words.

the frames or ribs of a ship, connected to the keel, which give a ship's hull both its shape and

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Goodman, Benny (1909–1986)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 317 words.

Born into a poor Russian Jewish family in Chicago, Benny Goodman studied clarinet at Jane Addams's Hull House. A musical

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Hull, Cordell (1871–1955)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 323 words.

Prior to that, Hull, a Tennessee Democrat, was best known during his quarter century as a congressman (1907–1921,

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Battleship

David K. Brown.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 474 words.

The first modern battleship was arguably the French Gloire (1859), a wooden-hulled ship with iron armor and a

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forepeak

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 17 words.

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

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boot top

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 20 words.

the part of a ship's hull just above the waterline, typically marked by a line of contrasting color.

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RIB

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 19 words.

n. a small open boat with a fiberglass hull and inflatable rubber sides.

acronym from rigid inflatable boat.

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antifouling

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 22 words.

n.

1 treatment of a boat's hull with a paint or similar substance designed to prevent fouling.

2 an antifouling

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bilge keel

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 36 words.

each of a pair of plates or timbers fastened under the sides of the hull of a ship to provide

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deckhand

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 21 words.

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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submarine

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 69 words.

n. SS or SSN a warship with a streamlined hull designed to operate completely submerged in the sea for long

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ram

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 82 words.

n.

1 a beak or other projecting part of the bow of a warship, for piercing the hulls of other

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load line

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 116 words.

One of a series of lines marked on the hull of a ship to show the extent to which the hull may be immersed in the water. Originally introduced by ...

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