hawse pipe


hawse pipe
Tube through which anchor chain is led overboard from the windlass on the deck

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  • hawse|pipe — «HZ PYP, HS », noun. a metal pipe fitted into the hawse of a ship through which the anchor chain is drawn …   Useful english dictionary

  • hawse pipe — /ˈhɔz paɪp/ (say hawz puyp) noun the pipe through the bow of a ship to its forecastle in which the anchor is stowed and through which the chain cable passes to the windlass …   Australian English dictionary

  • hawse-pipe — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hawse — n. 1 the part of a ship s bows in which hawse holes or hawse pipes are placed. 2 the space between the head of an anchored vessel and the anchors. 3 the arrangement of cables when a ship is moored with port and starboard forward anchors. Phrases… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pipe — A tube used to transfer liquid or gas. See air pipe balance pipe brake pipe breather pipe chain pipe discharge pipe downpipe exhaust pipe feed pipe flexible brake …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Open hawse — Open O pen, a. [AS. open; akin to D. open, OS. opan, G. offan, Icel. opinn, Sw. [ o]ppen, Dan. aaben, and perh. to E. up. Cf. {Up}, and {Ope}.] 1. Free of access; not shut up; not closed; affording unobstructed ingress or egress; not impeding or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Open pipe — Open O pen, a. [AS. open; akin to D. open, OS. opan, G. offan, Icel. opinn, Sw. [ o]ppen, Dan. aaben, and perh. to E. up. Cf. {Up}, and {Ope}.] 1. Free of access; not shut up; not closed; affording unobstructed ingress or egress; not impeding or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elbow in the hawse — Elbow El bow, n. [AS. elboga, elnboga (akin to D. elleboga, OHG. elinbogo, G. ellbogen, ellenbogen, Icel. ?lnbogi; prop.; arm bend); eln ell (orig., forearm) + boga a bending. See 1st {Ell}, and 4th {Bow}.] 1. The joint or bend of the arm; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hawsepipe — hawse•pipe [[t]ˈhɔzˌpaɪp, ˈhɔs [/t]] n. naut. navig. an iron or steel pipe in the stem or bow of a vessel through which an anchor cable passes • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …   Wikipedia