sinking

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(maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo; includes every breach of trust such as stealing or sinking or deserting the ship or embezzling the cargo barratry
keep from sinking buoy
phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking) floatation , flotation
(of a ship) sinking foundering , going under
neck sinking into shoulders, look of hunksit
sinking until covered completely with water immersion , submergence , submerging , submersion
strong sea boat designed to rescue people from a sinking ship lifeboat
gradual sinking to a lower level settling , subsidence , subsiding
mining of coal by stripping off soil rather than sinking shaft strip mining
coal mining by stripping off soil rather than sinking shaft strip mining
daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon sunset
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