from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The hospital and dispensary of a ship.
- n. A place where the sick or injured are treated.
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- n. A place used as a hospital on board a ship, on a spaceship (in science fiction).
- n. A room or area for the treatment of the sick or injured at a school, boarding school.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (nautical) a room for the treatment of the sick or injured (as on a ship)
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Fek, why when in sickbay would you not also grab a handful of that Surgical Lube that I stole from my wife’s Gynocologists office?
The room known as the sickbay was similarly situated.
The relief workers had found over a hundred people who had been injured when the Cardassians blew up their base; sensor scans said that they had found every single survivor, and the word from sickbay was that the workers had saved at least a score of Megarans from otherwise certain death.
I need to go down to what is laughingly called sickbay.
There is this brand new invention called 'sickbay.'
He found a bulkhead intercom and called sickbay, using the prearranged code just in case anyone else was listening.
Japanese industrial workers, the sickbay is the Japanese welfare state, the officers are the
Adama reads to Roslin - who lives - in sickbay which is pretty busy and looks smaller somehow.
"sickbay" was the fact that the bar closed at eleven.
After Nurse Ni-Jalikreii had treated Lieutenant Magrone, she had overseen his transfer to sickbay.