Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Carried on the sea.

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Examples

  • Around a third of the 172 million metric ton-per-year sea-borne trade in hard coking coal is mined from the Collinsville Shelf, a single 250-kilometer geological formation in northeastern Australia.

    Floods to Hit Steel Firms if Coal Outage Lingers

  • On Thursday, the Pentagon announced it would invest in a new generation of ship-based jamming technology, a long-range penetrating bomber, a new generation of sea-borne unmanned aircraft and improving the radar on older the F-15 fighter planes.

    Pentagon to Focus on Countering Chinese Weapons

  • Britain said it was deploying Royal Navy warship HMS Cumberland off the Libyan coast to help with a possible sea-borne evacuation of British citizens stuck in the country.

    In Libya, Mass Evacuation of Foreigners Continues

  • The Pilbara accounts for close to 40% of global sea-borne iron ore exports, in a market that amounted to 1.04 billion tons in 2009.

    Murchison Says Iron Ore Project Costs Soar

  • The Baltic Dry Index, which measures sea-borne freight rates for bulk goods such as iron ore, coal and grains, has gained 47% since Feb. 4 to 1,538 Thursday.

    India Iron Ore Prices Fall on Low China Demand

  • Iran has responded with military exercises and threats to close the Strait of Hormuz, the waterway through which about a third of the world's sea-borne crude passes.

    Crude Settles Above $102

  • On Thursday, the Pentagon announced it would invest in a new generation of ship-based jamming technology, a long-range penetrating bomber, a new generation of sea-borne unmanned aircraft and improving the radar on the older F-15 fighter planes.

    Gates Arrives in Beijing to Smooth Ties

  • Despite the history of authoritarian regimes in Central America, there is a role, too, for professionalized, vetted militaries, particularly in border control and sea-borne operations.

    Eric Farnsworth: Let's Stop "Conflict Drugs" in Central America

  • As brinkmanship between the West and Iran heightens, threats to close the Strait of Hormuz—a critical oil shipping choke point, accounting for roughly 35% of all sea-borne traded crude and flows of 17 million barrels a day—will increase.

    Goldman Lifts Oil Forecasts

  • But although 99% of the Pacific nation's trade is sea-borne only a tiny fraction is carried in Australian flagged vessels.

    Australia Plans Shipping Tax Reform

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