Definition of Sea steps

1. Noun. (nautical) ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard.

Exact synonyms: Sea Ladder
Category relationships: Navigation, Sailing, Seafaring
Specialized synonyms: Accommodation Ladder
Generic synonyms: Ladder



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Steps

sea slater
sea slug
sea snail
sea snake
sea snipe
sea spider
sea spiders
sea spray
sea spurry
sea squab
sea squill
sea squirt
sea star
sea stars
sea starwort
sea steps (current term)
sea surgeon
sea swallow
sea tang
sea tangle
sea thongs
sea titling
sea toad
sea toads
sea trial
sea trials
sea trifoly
sea trout
sea trumpet
sea trumpets

Literary usage of Sea steps

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1. Annual Reports of the Navy Department: Report of the Secretary of the Navy by United States Navy Dept (1890)
"Grati ngs and hatch covers: All sol id covers completed; wood gratings for five hatches on forward berth-deck yet to be made. Ladders (side), sea-steps, ..."

2. Strategic Environmental Assessment for Transport by Ecmt, Dom, Ann (2000)
"... the following general SEA steps tend to be commonly adopted:|2 I. Screening to determine the need for SEA at this stage of the planning process; 2. ..."

3. A Military and Naval Dictionary by John Philip Wisser, henry Colford Gauss (1905)
"sea steps. Bars of projecting plates of steel fixed permanently to the sides of a vessel to form a ladder, which is used to board a vessel at sea when the ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1872)
"... far down the rough timber sea-steps, while the gentle murmur of the south-west wind, and the constant soothing "lap, lap" of the tiny waves, ..."

5. American Diplomacy in the Orient by John Watson Foster (1903)
"The Chinese Government has consented to raze the forts of Taku and those which might impede free communication between Peking and the sea; steps have been ..."

6. American Diplomacy in the Orient by John Watson Foster (1903)
"... to raze the forts of Takn and those which might impede free communication between Peking and the sea; steps have been taken for carrying this out. ..."

7. American Diplomacy in the Orient by John Watson Foster (1903)
"The Chinese Government has consented to raze the forts of Taku and those which might impede free communication between Peking and the sea; steps have been ..."

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