from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Unobstructed space at sea adequate for maneuvering a ship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Room or space at sea for a vessel to maneuver, drive, or scud, without peril of running ashore or aground.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sufficient room at sea for a vessel to make any required movement; space free from obstruction in which a ship can be easily manœuvered or navigated.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. space for maneuver at sea
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