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adjective as in nautical

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The textile industry produces more carbon emissions than the airline and maritime industries combined.

All along the eastern seaboard, maritime forests like this one are becoming ghosts, inundated with so much salt-water that they die from the roots up.

This research can give her insights into how the trees will respond to future storms—an increasingly important question as climate change fuels worsening hurricanes and erodes the shorelines of the last maritime forests.

These stands of gnarled trees inside Hither Hills State Park are among the last of New York’s maritime forests, which have been cleared for development over the years and are threatened by worsening sea-level rise.

Because Ripple Rock’s peak sat just 10 feet below the surface at low tide, it turned an already dangerous stretch of water into a maritime obstacle course.

He vows that it will create 250,000 jobs, lift Nicaragua out of poverty and make it the maritime capital of the world.

It has a third of the budget and a fraction of the maritime vessels.

Lobanov hadn't seen the sea until he was 28, though he has some maritime roots—his great-grandfather was from the Greek islands.

The captains of the capsized South Korean ferry and the Costa Concordia have set a new bar for maritime cowardice.

Schettino is on trial for multiple manslaughter, causing a maritime disaster and abandoning ship.

The Variegated Horsetail is not exclusively maritime, however, for it sometimes grows by the sides of rivers and ponds.

We then travelled through the island by railway and crossed to the Maritime Provinces of Canada.

The result has been the saving of vast amounts of maritime property, estimated at many millions of dollars yearly.

It was moved that the King should be requested to place the direction of maritime affairs in other hands.

There would be a maritime war; and such a war Scotland had no means of carrying on.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maritime, such as: aquatic, deep-sea, marine, naval, oceangoing, and seafaring.

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