from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of lagan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Goods sunk in the sea, with a buoy attached in order that they may be found again. See jetsam and flotsam.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, anything sunk in the sea, but tied to a support at the surface, as a cork or buoy, in order that it may be recovered. See flotsam and jetsam.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered
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Saat TAML larut dalam air, hydrogen peroksida mengaktifkan TAML dengan menggantikan ligan H2O dengan H2O2 pada gugus TAML.
Tonight: the Frank Vascellaro, "Who-ligan" side of the argument.
jetsam, or goods cast overboard and sunk under water; flotsam, or goods afloat on the surface; and ligan, or goods sunk, but tied to buoys, etc., to savethem
It was not jetsam, because it never had been cast into the sea to save the ship; nor was it ligan, because the very definition of the word from the Latin ‘ligo,‘ to bind, indicates that it must be buoyed; but it was simply property lying at the bottom of the sea, which ‘awaits its owner.‘