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afloat

afloat Sentence Examples

  • that much of the yield of 1906 was afloat or undespatched at the close of that year.

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  • Navy and is the oldest, technically active warship afloat.

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  • The South Bute dock of 502 acres, authorized in 1894 and capable of accommodating the largest vessels afloat, was opened in 1907, bringing the whole dock area of Cardiff (including timber ponds) to about 210 acres.

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  • If Lancaster should justify the malevolent rumours that were afloat by making a snatch at the crown, the last state of the realm might be worse than the first.

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  • The partial triumph of this principle was secure, inasmuch as the majority of established powers in church and state felt threatened by the revolutionary opinions afloat in Europe.

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  • Robinson Crusoe was immediately popular, and a wild story was set afloat of its having been written by Lord Oxford in the Tower.

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  • If any blame attaches to him, it must arise either from his endeavour to force Coke to a favourable decision, in which he was in all probability prompted by a feeling, not uncommon with him, that a matter of state policy was in danger of being sacrificed to some senseless legal quibble or precedent, or from his advice to the king that a rumour should be set afloat which was not strictly true.

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  • They say that Arion, being a good swimmer, kept himself afloat until this ship happened to pass by and rescued him from the waves.

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  • In the early part of the Revolutionary war, ill health kept him at home, and it was not until 1797 that he went afloat again.

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  • lights are extinguished at night, to lay some treacle on a piece of wood afloat on a broad basin of water.

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  • The customs and political surveillance along the coast is entrusted, afloat, to the Massawa naval station, and, ashore, to a coastguard company 400 strong stationed at Meder, with detachments at Assab, Massawa, Raheita, Edd and Taclai.

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  • A study of the few sentences under this head might have obviated the trifling criticism of Hamilton's objection which has been set afloat recently, that the denial of a knowledge of the absolute or infinite implies a foregone knowledge of it.

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  • But afloat, had Makarov survived, it would have been played to the end, and Togo's fleet would have been steadily used up. One day, indeed (May 15th), two of Japan's largest battleships, the " Hatsume " and the " Yashima," came in contact with free mines and were sunk.

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  • the export of cotton and the import of war material, protecting the Union commerce afloat, hindering the creation of a Confederate navy and co-operating with the land forces.

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  • But the detachments designated for Gully beach could not all be got off at the exposed point, and those left over had to march on to " W " beach at the last moment and were not afloat till nearly 4 A.M., their embarkation being effected with great difficulty owing to the surf.

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  • Rule Vi.-Carrying Press Of Sail-Damage To Or Loss Of Sails Damage to or loss of sails and spars, or either of them, caused by forcing a ship off the ground or by driving her higher up the ground, for the common safety, shall be made good as G.A.; but where a ship is afloat, no loss or damage caused to the ship, cargo and freight, or any of them, by carrying a press of sail, shall be made good as G.A.

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  • When it subsided the ship was still afloat, but she was nothing but a gutted hull lighted by a dying glare, and she fired no more.

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  • We hear also of one Master Peter, who inscribed and illuminated maps for the infante; the mathematician Pedro Nunes declares that the prince's mariners were well taught and provided with instruments and rules of astronomy and geometry "which all map-makers should know"; Cadamosto tells us that the Portuguese caravels in his day were the best sailing ships afloat; while, from several matters recorded by Henry's biographers, it is clear that he devoted great attention to the study of earlier charts and of any available information he could gain upon the trade-routes of north-west Africa.

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  • A History of the Navy of the United States (1839), supplemented (1846) by a set of Lives of Distinguished American Naval Officers, was succeeded by The Pathfinder (1840), a good "Leatherstocking" novel; by Mercedes of Castile (1840); The Deerslayer (1841); by The Two Admirals and by Wing and Wing (1842); by Wyandotte, The History of a Pocket Handkerchief, and Ned Myers (1843); and by Afloat and Ashore, or the Adventures of Miles Wallingford (1844).

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  • The artillery still remaining to be embarked was for the most part got afloat during the early hours of darkness, and the infantry followed; but the wind soon began to rise ominously, blowing home from W.

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  • He was Mary Stuart's son, and there was a curious antiquarian notion afloat that, because the Irish were the original " Scoti," a Scottish 60 3 king would sympathize with Ireland.

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  • It was characteristic of the closeness with which he watched current events, and of his zeal in the cause of "lucidity," that when the Reader, an organ of science and unpartisan opinion, fell into difficulties in 1865 Mill joined with some distinguished men of science and letters in an effort to keep it afloat.

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  • The larger and more important of these are Todos os Santos, on which is located the city of Sao Salvador or Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro or Guanabara, beside which stands the capital of the republic. These two are freely accessible to the largest ships afloat.

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  • of quayage; the depth, ranging from 303 5 ft., is sufficient for practically any vessel afloat.

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  • The docks are 114 acres in extent, and have accommodation for the largest vessels afloat.

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  • The entrances to the Birkenhead Docks are capable of docking the largest class of steamers afloat.

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  • The imperial docks (five in all) and ship-building yards are on the east side facing the town, between Gaarden and Ellerbeck, and comprise basins capable of containing the largest war-ships afloat.

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  • She was no longer confined in purgatory, afloat in space.

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  • There is an excellent guide ' living afloat ' written by the Residential Boat Owners Association, which costs £ 7.50.

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  • getting afloat Some points to consider when buying a boat.

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  • keeping afloat The big issue in all of this discussion is sustainability.

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  • Just above the lock is the boatyard of J D Boat Services which is also a viking afloat hire base.

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  • Action note public static int round( float afloat) The int value of the float value aFloat.

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  • life afloat Our Dream Come True: A blog of the building of Narrowboat Hadar, and life aboard Misty Lady while waiting.

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  • luxury afloat: Blithe Spirit is a beautiful 58 ' semi traditional narrowboat for self drive river and canal holidays.

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  • ladies afloat was launched seven years ago by Pat Berry and was initially a group of 20 women.

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  • safety afloat © will shortly be providing risk assessment services to the travel industry particularly in the field of excursions and holidays.

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  • buoyancy of the water keep me afloat.

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  • Boys - ten thousand teenage cadets who took crash communication courses aboard the wooden hulled TS Bounty to keep the fighting Fleet afloat.

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  • McNish built the cofferdam to help keep the ship afloat as long as possible.

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  • contrive ways of keeping his beloved ship afloat and his way of life intact.

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  • Whilst still afloat the lifeboat was then sent to rescue two more children in a small inflatable dinghy which was sinking.

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  • An ocean-going liner that will keep us all together in some comfort, afloat in a sea of change.

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  • Find your ideal holiday afloat on a cruise liner in the Med, or further afield.

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  • By the time they took up their quills, vague reports about a crucified savior named Jesus were widely afloat.

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  • Good professionals like Wotton, Norris and Nalis should ensure that they stay afloat, but they could get involved in the relegation scrap.

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  • A superb reconstruction of an 18th century seaport which is also home to the oldest warship afloat in the UK.

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  • seaworthy condition anchored and almost afloat.

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  • She was the loveliest and most beautifully streamlined craft I had ever seen afloat.

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  • The north's economy continued to be kept artificially afloat by the huge annual subvention from the taxpayer.

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  • unbolting the cover, the units can be withdrawn with the ferry afloat.

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  • It doesn't remain watertight: instead, you just hope that the pumps can push out enough water to keep you afloat.

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  • They could not believe their luck when they saw two barges in seaworthy condition anchored and almost afloat.

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  • The north 's economy continued to be kept artificially afloat by the huge annual subvention from the taxpayer.

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  • He has kept the SLA afloat, swimming against a tide of apathy.

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  • After unbolting the cover, the units can be withdrawn with the ferry afloat.

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  • It does n't remain watertight: instead, you just hope that the pumps can push out enough water to keep you afloat.

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  • The bottom side of a floating candle is tapered on the sides so it will stay afloat.

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  • Aiken, who placed second that same season, had much larger record sales and has a strong following of fans, known as "Claymates," which keep his career afloat.

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  • The newer ships boast many cabins with private balconies, some of the largest such accommodations afloat.

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  • In addition to cruise ship employees based on board the hundreds of vessels afloat today, cruise lines also have an ongoing need for individuals working from land-based offices.

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  • What better way to spend Mother's Day weekend than to spend it afloat on a cruise ship, getting pampered and enjoying a brief break from the rigors of motherhood?

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  • It owns more than two-dozen ships, including the the largest cruise ship afloat.

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  • Forever embedded in the minds of gamers everywhere, this revolutionary puzzler still remains afloat today amongst a sea of mediocre current-gen puzzle games.

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  • I mean, doesn't fighting a crocodile the size of a building while trying to stay afloat in a little wooden dingy sound action-packed to you?

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  • These shops may not have the most lucrative service sales, they're in business to blend their talent with your passion, so spread the word and keep them afloat!

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  • When recession conditions exist, companies have to find ways to cut costs to stay afloat.

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  • Even major players in the financial markets who were able to remain afloat experienced significant losses and took a major hit in terms of stock prices.

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  • Falling behind can be scary for homeowners because it takes even more effort to stay afloat financially, let alone to bring the bills to current status.

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  • Sutro was able to keep the restaurant afloat, and hired J.M.

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  • The arms and legs move continuously to keep the swimmer afloat, imitating the natural style that dogs and other animals use when in the water.

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  • The Swim Trainer is designed to keep little ones afloat with a built in inner tube.

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  • The game is believed to be able to focus the user's ability to concentrate on a task, as constant concentration is needed to keep the ball afloat.

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  • The game is played in rounds and depending on how many ships each person has left afloat in each round determines how many shots he or she has at hitting the opposing player's boats.

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  • For instance, if Player A had all five ships still afloat, he or she can take five hits at Player B's vessels.

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  • The affect will last longer on a warm day, but the hot air should keep the balloon afloat for a few minutes and maybe even longer, depending on how large your balloon is.

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  • Determine minimum needs to be done each day to keep your business afloat: production, marketing, current client work, education and divide your time accordingly.

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  • Apparently these costs have increased for the last five or six years, making it tough for small businesses to stay afloat.

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  • By 2002, the organization was forced to request over $1 billion in financial assistance from General Electric to try to stay afloat.

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  • On the show, she is frequently torn between her new life with her husband and her attempts to start a family and the demands of helping her mom's salon stay afloat.

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  • The Million Dollar Listing guys on the popular Bravo reality show present an interesting combination of business savvy and dramatics, all while managing to stay afloat despite turmoil in the California real estate market.

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  • A self-contained 'city', aircraft carriers aren't the speediest things afloat, but can transport a fleet of fighters to whatever part of the world they might be required.

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