Examples of mariner in a Sentence
the ancient Phoenicians were outstanding mariners who explored and colonized much of the eastern Mediterranean
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An appraisal of Newport Beach’s public guest moorings suggests that the city could charge visiting mariners significantly more.
In the recent case, a Coast Guard administrative law judge ordered Gillespie's merchant mariner credential be suspended for three months, according to the Coast Guard.
George Putnam, Earhart’s husband, enlisted civilian mariners to continue the hunt.
Astrolabes used by early sea explorers are frequently referred to as mariner's astrolabes.
Its Centre for Maritime Education still trains river mariners all over the country.
The park advised mariners use extreme caution when boating in the area, as some navigational aids and channel markers have disappeared and the storm may have scattered underwater debris.
Robert Neyland, who heads the underwater archaeology branch, said that researchers also hope to determine whether the wreck presents any enduring environmental hazard from leaking fuel or live armaments or other dangers to mariners.
The yawning seam and corroded bolt conceal their defects from the mariner until the storm calls all hands to the pumps.
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In Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, an old seaman tells of how, by shooting a friendly albatross, he had brought storms and disaster to his ship, and how as punishment his shipmates hung the great seabird around the mariner's neck and made him wear it until it rotted. The word mariner has occasionally been used to mean simply "explorer", as in the famous Mariner spaceflights in the 1960s and '70s, the first to fly close to Mars, Venus, and Mercury.
Origin and Etymology of mariner
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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