steerage

  1. the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship
  2. the act of steering a ship

steerage

[n] - the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship
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Steerage

• (n.) The act or practice of steering, or directing; as, the steerage of a ship. • (n.) The hinder part of a vessel; the stern. • (n.) The effect of the helm on a ship; the manner in which an individual ship is affected by the helm. • (n.) Properly, the space in the after part of a vessel, under the cabin, but used generally to...
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steerage

noun the act of steering a ship
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steerage

noun the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship
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Steerage

[deck] Steerage is the lowest deck of a ship. It comes from steerage that means the steering of ship. The name `steerage` came from the fact that the control lines of the rudder ran on this level of the ship. ==Passenger accommodations== Traditionally, the steerage is `that part of the ship next below the quarter-deck, immediately before th...
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Steerage

[ship] Steerage is the act of steering a ship. ==Steerage and steerage way== The rudder of a vessel can steer the ship only when water is passing over it. Hence, when a ship is not moving relative to the water it is in or cannot move its rudder, it does not respond to the helm and is said to have `lost steerage.` The motion of a ship throug...
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Steerage

Steer'age noun 1. The act or practice of steering, or directing; as, the steerage of a ship. « He left the city, and, in a most tempestuous season, forsook the helm and steerage of the common wealth.» Milton. 2. (Nautical) (a) The eff...
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Steerage

Originally the junior officers' quarters in a naval vessel, referring to the fact that the ship's tiller often projected into the compartment, located far aft. In the 19th century, the term came to mean the cheapest passenger quarters aboard a liner, again, often near the ship's stern where the noise of the ship's screws and engines was unrelenting...
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