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  • n. A person who is on watch on a ship

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The evening deck watchstander was Ghart, and he was talking to the newcomer.

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  • "Kez Maefele, we will pass within a million kilometers of the one on the right," a watchstander reported.

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  • Nor was he interested in progeny; he simply saw in the Captain's remarks a hint that the Chief Engineer considered that Thorby could reach the exalted status of power watchstander quickly.

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  • How he found time to marry Barbara Kuiper I don't know, but Barbara was a torch watchstander, so it probably started as a discussion of physics and drifted over into biology and sociology; Harry was interested in everything.

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  • A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Houston received a call from a captain on an oil rig who reported seeing a helicopter crash in the High Island area 130 miles south southeast of Galveston at 3: 30 pm.

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  • "C.rrection of any one of nearly 30 tactical and watchstander errors, or adherence to standard procedures, could have prevented this collision," Adm. John C. Harvey Jr., commander of commander of U.S.

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  • "Correction of any one of nearly 30 tactical and watchstander errors, or adherence to standard procedures, could have prevented this collision," said Adm John C Harvey, as he endorsed the investigation's findings.

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  • A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a call from the Federal Aviation Administration at 12: 05 a.m., stating they had lost communications and radar contact with the twin-engine aircraft at approximately 10 p.m.,

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  • At 11 a.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a call from the Texas Department of Public Safety stating that possible wreckage was located by the Civil Air Patrol.

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  • a control system to regulate reactivity and temperature of a lunar surface nuclear reactor design, being developed to power a future manned outpost on the moon; varsity sprint football quarterback; second regimental commander and battalion commander; helped organize program educating men on how to help a rape survivor, presented to more than 1,000 midshipmen; watchstander at crypt of John Paul Jones.

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