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a-hull

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2005

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

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Addams, Jane (1860–1935)

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 135 words.

(1860–1935)

A prominent pacifist, feminist, and sociologist, Addams is perhaps best known as the founder of Hull House,

Hull

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 94 words.

A city in England. Officially called Kingston upon Hull, it is situated on the northern bank of the Humber estuary,

steel-hulled

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Adj. having a hull constructed primarily of steel.

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multihull

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a boat with two or more hulls, especially three.

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Batten, Billy (1890–1959)

Stuart George.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 50 words.

His transfer fee from Hunslet to Hull in 1913 (£600), his pay from Hull (£14 a match, plus bonuses), and

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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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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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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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 ...

load line

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

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 ...

pressure hull

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The inner hull of a submarine, in which approximately normal pressure is maintained when the vessel is submerged.

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upper works

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The parts of a ship’s hull that are above the water when it is fully laden.

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foil

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. each of the structures fitted to a hydrofoil's hull to lift it clear of the water at speed.

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floatage

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

1 things floating in the water, such as debris.

2 the part of a ship's hull above the water line.

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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

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).

running-down clause

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management.

A clause in a hull insurance policy covering a shipowner against liability for compensation as a result of a collision with another vessel.

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running-down clause

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 26 words.

A clause in a *hull insurance policy covering a shipowner against liability for compensation as a result of a collision with another vessel....