beam sea

beam sea
a sea striking the vessel at right angles to its keel.

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beam sea noun
One rolling against the ship's side
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Main Entry:beam

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beam sea,
waves rolling directly against a ship's side, at or nearly at a right angle to its keel.

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n. Nautical a sea that is running at approximately right angles to a vessel’s heading

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