on berth


on berth
Said of a ship when it is properly moored to a quay, wharf, jetty, pier, or buoy or when it is at anchor and available for loading or discharging passengers and cargo.

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  • berth — [bʉrth] n. [< base of BEAR1 + TH1] 1. enough space at sea to keep clear of another ship, the shore, etc. 2. space for anchoring or tying up 3. a ship s place of anchorage 4. a position, place, office, job, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Berth — (b[ e]rth), n. [From the root of bear to produce, like birth nativity. See {Birth}.] [Also written {birth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) (a) Convenient sea room. (b) A room in which a number of the officers or ship s company mess and reside. (c)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Berth deck — Berth Berth (b[ e]rth), n. [From the root of bear to produce, like birth nativity. See {Birth}.] [Also written {birth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) (a) Convenient sea room. (b) A room in which a number of the officers or ship s company mess and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • berth — ► NOUN 1) a ship s place at a wharf or dock. 2) a fixed bunk on a ship or train. ► VERB 1) moor in a berth. 2) provide a berth for (a passenger). ● give a wide berth Cf. ↑give a wide ber …   English terms dictionary

  • Berth — Berth, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Berthed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Berthing}.] 1. To give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide. [1913 Webster] 2. To allot or furnish berths to, on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • berth — [n1] harbor; bunk anchorage, bed, bedroom, billet, compartment, cot, dock, hammock, haven, jetty, levee, pier, port, quay, slip, wharf; concepts 513,516 berth [n2] position of responsibility appointment, billet, capacity, connection, employment,… …   New thesaurus