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Word: capsize

Definition: (of a boat) turn over


Sentences Containing 'capsize'

At 14:05, "Yamato" was stopped dead in the water and began to capsize.
In heavy winds, a boat with its bow too low may capsize by pitching forward over its bow (pitch-pole) or dive under the waves (submarine).
In smaller boats, death rolls can build up and lead to capsize.
said Flask, coiling some spare line in the boat's bow, "did you never hear that the ship which but once has a Sperm Whale's head hoisted on her starboard side, and at the same time a Right Whale's on the larboard; did you never hear, Stubb, that that ship can never afterwards capsize?"
The was sunk by a mine, causing it to capsize with her crew of over . Minesweepers manned by civilians, under the constant fire of Ottoman shells, retreated, leaving the minefields largely intact. and were critically damaged by mines, although there was confusion during the battle about the cause of the damage—some blamed torpedoes.
This is called broaching and it can lead to capsize, possible crew injury and loss of crew into the water.

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