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Maritime English Terminology!

Amigos de duolingo, tengo acceso a terminología utilizada en el ambiente marítimo, quiero compartirla en este espacio, y pues, a lo mejor "duolingo" team podría acomodarla para incrementar otra unidad más (Ships-Vessels-boats-Maritime) pues en realidad esto motivaría a las personas que están en esa área.... de igual forma considero que pueden irse agregando unidades de inglés específico de otros campos profesionales. A contiuación el Cuestionario que podría ser la base para la Unidad que imagino: CUESTIONARIO INGLÉS TÉCNICO 1. The distance from the bottom of the keel to the waterline: DRAFT 2. The portion of the stem that extends over the waterline: PROW 3. The water level along the hull when the ship is afloat: WATERLINE 4. The main body of a ship HULL 5. The forward end of the keel which extends upward: STEM 6. The backbone of the hull; runs the full length of the ship along the bottom: KEEL

  1. The distance from the waterline to the main deck: FREEBOARD
  2. The ribs of the hull; they extend upward from the keel and support the ship’s covering: FRAMES
  3. The rooms on a ship: COMPARTMENTS
  4. The ceiling in a compartment: OVERHEAD
  5. The floors on a ship DECK
  6. The upper edges of the hull where the sides meet the main deck: GUNWALES
  7. The part of the ship above the main deck: SUPERSTRUCTURE
  8. What does provide protection against torpedos: THE TANKS
  9. Any deck, or part of a deck, that is exposed to the outside is called: WEATHER DECK
  10. This provides access when you go from one compartment to another on the same deck or provides access through bulkheads: DOOR
  11. The space where you sleep (bedroom) how is it called aboard? BERTHING COMPARTMENT
  12. Term used for “bed”: BERTH OR BUNK
  13. The space where you eat your meals is: MESSDECK
  14. The place where your food is prepared aboard is called: GALLEY
  15. If you want to take a shower, you go to: THE HEAD
  16. It is used to provide access when you go from one deck to another: HATCH
  17. All doors which lead to the weather deck, and those found in structural bulkhead, must be WATERTIGHT DOORS (WT)
  18. Watertight doors are secured by fittings called: DOGS
  19. Most ships have a bridge which is: CONTROL CENTER CONN
  20. The superstructure may contain: CHARTHOUSE, NAVIGATION BRIDGE, PILOT HOUSE, SIGNAL BRIDGE, RADIO SHACK, AND, RADAR.
  21. Everything to the left of the bow is TO PORT SIDE
  22. The imaginary line running the full length of the ships is called: THE CENTERLINE
  23. You can get fresh air and feel the wind when you go: TOPSIDE
  24. The rear part of a ship is called: STERN
  25. Everything to the right of the bow is TO STARBOARD SIDE
  26. When you take fresh water and food, you take: ON STORES
  27. If you walk toward the stern, you walk: AFT
  28. If you walk toward the bow, you: GO FORWARD
  29. You never go downstairs in a ship, you always. GO BELOW
  30. When you go up, you: GO TOPSIDE
  31. If you are standing in the middle of the ship, you are: AMIDSHIP
  32. The front part of a ship is called: THE BOW
  33. An object in the water to the rear of the ship, it is: ASTERN
  34. An object in front of the ship is: AHEAD
  35. If you need to get in a ship: YOU BOARD
  36. If you are in the ship, working and living: YOU ARE ONBOARD
  37. A person who build ships is called: SHIPBUILDER
  38. The place where ships are built: SHIPYARD
  39. The remains or wreck of a ship: SHIPWRECK
  40. A fellow mate onboard ship: SHIPMATE
  41. The numbering system of each compartment is numbered with an identifying number letter and symbol, such as 3-75-4-M and each means: 3= DECK NUMBER 75= FRAME NUMBER 4= RELATIONSHIP TO THE CENTERLINE M= A LETTER WHICH INDICATES THE USE OF THE COMPARTMENT
  42. What are some seagoing qualities that a Navy ship must possess? STABILITY, MANEUVERABILITY, SPEED, ENDURANCE
  43. How is a ship’s speed measured? IN NAUTICAL MILES PER HOUR- KNOTS
  44. What descriptive data about a ship is important to know? DISPLACEMENT, (WEIGHT), LENGTH, WIDTH, AND, DRAFT.
  45. What is the meaning of displacement? THE WEIGHT OF WATER A SHIP DISPLACES WHEN IS AFLOAT
  46. What is the meaning of beam: THE MEASUREMENT OF A SHIP TAKEN AT ITS WIDEST POINT
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https://www.duolingo.com/RigobertoArana

Siempre con el deseo de contribuir a esta plataforma educativa que ha venido a revolucionar la manera de aprender idiomas!!!

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