davit davit

Definition(s):

  • (n) a crane-like device (usually one of a pair) for suspending or lowering equipment (as a lifeboat)

Usage(s):

  1. Returning from Bermuda in recent years he saw an old Grottie, ten years out, climb an ocean liner's davit to wave goodbyes.
  2. The steel arms swung each passenger, chair all, to the end of a davit clear of the ship.
  3. The ship's starboard davit had been smashed by a shell that sprayed fragments of steel over bridge, starboard passage and deck.

News

  • Soccer-Armenia 0 Malta 1 - World Cup qualifier result

    (Adds teams) June 7 (Reuters) - Armenia 0 Malta 1 - World Cup qualifying Group B result. In Yerevan Scorers: Michael Mifsud 8 Halftime: 0-1 Teams: Armenia: 1-Roman Berezovski, 4-Taron Voskanyan, 5-Robert Arzumanyan, 6-Karlen Mkrtchyan, 8-Marcos Pinheiro, 13-Kamo Hovhannisyan, 16-Valeri Aleksanyan, 18-Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 21-Davit Manoyan (11-Artur Sarkisov 66), 22-Edgar Manucharyan (14-Yura ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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