Definition of Davit

Davit n. means: A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; -- called also the fish davit.

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Davit n. means: A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; -- called also the fish davit.

Meaning of Davit

Davit (n.) means: A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; -- called also the fish davit.

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Davit (n.): A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; -- called also the fish davit.

Davit (n.): Curved arms of timber or iron, projecting over a ship's side of stern, having tackle to raise or lower a boat, swing it in on deck, rig it out for lowering, etc.; -- called also boat davits.

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Meaning of DRP

DRP means: Davit recovery position. A single davit that is used to recover small equipment or possibly a rescue swimmer.

Meaning of Davit(s)

Davit(s) means: A small crane that projects over the side of the boat to raise or lower objects (such as smaller boats) from or to the water.

Meaning of Turn Out

Turn Out means: 1. The act of attending to a duty. 2. Used to describe the appearance or the standard of dress of individuals. 3. Describes how a boat may be pushed out over the side of the ship by a davit. eg. "The seaboat is turned out and ready for launching".

Meaning of Davit

Davit means: A crane, often working in pairs and usually made of steel, used to lower things over the side of a ship, including launching a lifeboat over the side of a ship.

Meaning of Davit

Davit means: A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; -- called also the fish davit.

Meaning of Davit

Davit means: Curved arms of timber or iron, projecting over a ship's side of stern, having tackle to raise or lower a boat, swing it in on deck, rig it out for lowering, etc.; -- called also boat davits.

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