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Sea room   /si rum/   Listen
Sea room

Space for maneuver at sea.

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"Sea room" Quotes from Famous Books

... the spook will have all the sea room necessary in his trap, for it will extend from just below the molding on the top of the wainscoting to the floor behind the strip of quarter-round. ...
— The Lock and Key Library/Real Life #2 • Julian Hawthorne

... carried in by an irresistible force closer and closer to the death dealing cliffs. At the same time he noticed by the changing head lands that the currents were driving him to the southward and hoping for an opening in the threatening wall of rock, he redoubled his efforts to gain more sea room. At times the enormous waves seemed to lift him almost to the surface of the cliffs, then again he sank far below while they seemed to raise like a cloud against the sky. Closer and closer he was ...
— The Story of Paul Boyton - Voyages on All the Great Rivers of the World • Paul Boyton

... the way. The monster, with you in it, works its way up and feels of it. It is packed like a ledge of marble. Three whistles! The machine backs away and keeps backing, as a gymnast runs astern to get sea room and momentum for a big jump; as a giant swings aloft a heavy sledge, that it may come down with a ...
— McGuffey's Sixth Eclectic Reader • William Holmes McGuffey

... it! I touched Russia once, ran up to St. Petersburg. Now there's a country that don't hev breathin' space. She don't hev half the sea room she'd o't to. Look at her—all hemmed in and froze up. You hev to squeeze past all the nations of the earth to get to her—half choked afore you fairly get there. Yes, I sailed there once, up through Skager Rack ...
— Uncle William - The Man Who Was Shif'less • Jennette Lee

Words linked to "Sea room" :   room, elbow room, way

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