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  • n. Plural form of capsizing.

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Examples

  • Considering, therefore, that squalls and capsizings in the water and consequent bivouacks on the deep, were matters of common occurrence in this kind of life; considering that at the superlatively critical instant of going on to the whale

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • There were accidents, a wreck, and several capsizings.

    Explorers Of Gor

  • The picnic raged on, with prodigious eatings and drinkings, with capsizings of teapots in full sail, with disastrous slaughterings of insects (disastrous to plates and tablecloths rather than to the insects) with facetious doings with heated tea-spoons and pellets of bread, with, in short, all that Mrs. Mangan and her fellow hostesses expected of a truly prosperous picnic.

    Mount Music

  • Coast Guard's figures, there were 398 capsizings resulting in 204 deaths and 284 injuries.

    marconews.com Stories

  • Two boat capsizings in one weekend on Congo's vast rivers left 70 people dead and 200 others feared dead in unrelated accidents that were both characterized by heavily loaded boats operated with few safety measures, officials said Sunday.

    Arkansas Online stories

  • KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Two separate boat capsizings in Congo have left 70 people dead and another 200 feared dead.

    News Channel 9: Local News

  • Murray said the safety issues in both incidents are the same as those in other fatal capsizings in recent years.

    Brandon Sun Online - Top Stories

  • The federal agency released results from investigations into a pair of capsizings in 2007 that claimed the lives of two men in New Brunswick and Newfoundland, and were caused largely by recurring problems.

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  • There were 53 capsizings in the last decade, with 17 of those occuring in the Maritimes, according to the TSB.

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  • There were five falls overboard, four boat capsizings, one swamping, and one collision with a submerged object.

    The Fergus Falls Daily Journal

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