Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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Examples

  • 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?

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  • The room known as the sickbay was similarly situated.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • 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.

    DEBTOR'S PLANET

  • I need to go down to what is laughingly called sickbay.

    The Search

  • There is this brand new invention called 'sickbay.'

    Dark Allies

  • He found a bulkhead intercom and called sickbay, using the prearranged code just in case anyone else was listening.

    BLAZE OF GLORY

  • Japanese industrial workers, the sickbay is the Japanese welfare state, the officers are the

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  • Adama reads to Roslin - who lives - in sickbay which is pretty busy and looks smaller somehow.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • "sickbay" was the fact that the bar closed at eleven.

    The Voice in the Fog

  • After Nurse Ni-Jalikreii had treated Lieutenant Magrone, she had overseen his transfer to sickbay.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

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