Lighters Sentence Examples
Formerly of some importance, the harbour can no longer be entered by large vessels, and goods are transhipped into flat-bottomed lighters for conveyance ashore.
Vessels load and discharge by means of lighters, the outer harbour having a depth at entrance of 24 ft.
Especially constructed lighters, with motor power, were to play an important part in the disembarkations, a number of them having recently arrived from England.
The only hitch that had occurred during the night-time had been at the landing-place within the bay, where the water had proved to be inconveniently shallow for the lighters; this had created some confusion and delay.
Large quantities of grain are shipped in lighters to Braila.Advertisement
Three rivers emptying into the bay - the San Juan, Canimar and Yumuri - have deposited much silt, necessitating the use of lighters in loading and unloading large ships.
It is a modern commercial town, having a school of arts and crafts, several churches, and large government yards for the building of river steamers, lighters and tug-boats.
The depth of water at the main entrance is 41 to 5 fathoms and in the western bay 3 to 4 fathoms. For lack of docks and quayage, large vessels lie off Steamer Point and all cargo is handled by means of lighters, the labour being either Somali or Arab.
The custom-house occupies a considerable part of the shore-line in front of the old city, and has a protected basin for the discharge of lighters.
There is anchorage for steamers in 5 to 6 fathoms. Vessels were loaded and discharged by lighters from the beach.Advertisement
The harbour is an open roadstead, very dangerous to shipping in northerly winds, and the discharge and loading of cargoes is effected by means of lighters at considerable risk and expense.
Some of the lighters used in the Rhine transport trade have a capacity of 3000 tons.
Bremen is the centre for some of the more important of the German shipping companies, especially of the North German Lloyd (founded in 1856), which, on the 1st of January 1905, possessed a fleet of 382 steamers of 693,892 tons, besides lighters and similar craft.
Sulina is the only free port on the Danube, and is much used for the transhipment into seagoing vessels of grain which is brought down the river in large lighters from Rumania, Russia, Bulgaria, Servia and AustriaHungary.
In unfavourable conditions and for larger steamers tugs and lighters are employed.Advertisement
At a very early date the original harbour at Naples, now known in its greatly reduced state as Porto Piccolo, and fit only for boats and lighters, became too small.
One dark winter night in 1855, during a terrific gale, 24 sailing ships and 60 lighters went ashore off the mouth and upwards of 300 persons perished."
Designs such as the military, airplanes, tourists spots, sports teams, comic characters and universities also appeared on Zippo's lighters.
Don't use matches or lighters to light gas cookers - spark devices, which you can buy from hardware stores, are safer.
Lash This experimental system used a host ship containing up to eighty-nine 435 ton lighters for Atlantic crossings.Advertisement
Buried up lighters with dichroic filters are installed at the base of each column along the length of the colonnade.
Hoods & Splashbacks Our hoods have smooth quiet fans, integral down lighters, come with a choice of trim and matching splashback.
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Light damp bonfires with dry kindling such as newspaper, sacking, cardboard and empty wooden boxes or with domestic lighters.
Do not use lighters or matches, in case there is a gas leak.Advertisement
In short, your view of " oxidized " may be because you know and sell lighters.
Do take extra care with cigarettes - make sure they are put out properly and keep lighters and matches away from children.
Throw away all of your cigarettes, matches, lighters, ashtrays, etc. Keep busy on the day you give up.
The tide carries the lighters up and down the river.
In essence, the Zippo lighters were the salesman in a pocket.
Make sure cigarette lighters are set to ' low ' or the flame can catch clothes or hair or burn you.
The Tiger Tim factory makes fire lighters, mainly used on barbecues.
Sourcing candles, sand and gas lighters - you could perhaps do this from local businesses that may like to support the event.
In many parts of the world gas lighters have superseded friction matches as the main fire-making technique.
We also distribute clocks, radios, novelty lighters and Zippos.
It is narrower and more shallow than any of the other navigable lodes and was probably only used by small Fen Lighters.
It is also used in gas lighters, cordless curling tongs, gas lights and other portable appliances.
A man in Taormina, Italy was hospitalized after swallowing 46 teaspoons, 2 cigarette lighters, and a pair of salad tongs.
It should be noted that the matter in hand was, from the point of view of water transport, somewhat facilitated by the British Government's determination to hold on to Helles for the present, as nearly all the lighters, boats, etc., in naval charge could consequently be gathered at Anzac and Suvla.
Serious smokers can be seen rummaging through rubbish and peering in gutters looking for discarded, but not quite spent, Bic lighters.
But how I envied them their jade cigarette holders and little jeweled or shagreen cigarette cases and lighters.
Asprey & Co Ltd were to supply half a million tinder lighters at 5½d each.
On the way out I spent another tenner on a set of large wad punches, a C clamp and a bundle of lighters.
The apartment also includes inanimate objects such as syringes, lighters, pipes and lines of meth.
Ashtrays, lighters, extra packs of smokes, etc; clean your drapes and cloth furniture to remove the smoke smell.
Look for lighters, especially if your loved one is not a smoker.
Like lighters, loaned picks usually don't make it back to their original owner.
Never light matches or lighters around flammable material you may have on site.
Matches and lighters should also be stored in this way.
Lighters and matches should be kept in a secured area and children taught to tell an adult if they find lighters or matches.
In addition, pyromaniacs are fascinated and attracted to fire and related accessories (e.g., matches, lighters), and are unnaturally curious about its use and consequences.
Children must be taught never to play with matches, lighters, fireworks, gasoline, and cleaning fluids.
Burning love might be symbolized by matches, lighters, or chili pepper themed items.
Candles and lighters can be fire hazards.