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anchor light definition

  • noun:
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    • a light in rigging of a ship that is driving at anchor
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    • a light when you look at the rigging of a ship that is operating at anchor
  • others:
    • The lantern shown through the night by a vessel at anchor. Global rules associated with the road require vessels at anchor to carry from sunset to sunrise one white light ahead if under 150 foot long, if much longer, two these types of lights, one nearby the stern and something ahead.
    • The lantern shown during the night by a vessel at anchor. International guidelines of the road require vessels at anchor to hold from sunset to sunrise an individual white light ahead if under 150 legs in length, if longer, two such lights, one nearby the stern plus one ahead.
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