maritime


maritime
maritime mar‧i‧time [ˈmærtaɪm] adjective
connected with the sea or ships:

• maritime trade

• The port of San Francisco has lost virtually all its maritime industry.

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maritime UK US /ˈmærɪtaɪm/ adjective
TRANSPORT connected with human activity at sea: »

Negotiators focused on the three pillars of maritime transport: international shipping, maritime auxiliary services, and access to and use of port facilities.

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maritime industry/workers/authorities

near the sea or coast: maritime area/climate »

The temperature change in winter is less pronounced in maritime areas.

Compare MARINE(Cf. ↑marine)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • maritime — [ maritim ] adj. • 1336; lat. maritimus 1 ♦ Qui est au bord de la mer, concerne le bord de la mer, subit l influence de la mer. Ports maritimes et ports fluviaux. Pin maritime. Climat maritime. ⇒ 1. marin. La Charente Maritime. Par ext. Canal… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Maritime — is primarily an adjective that describes objects or activities related to the sea. Maritime or Maritimes as a noun may also refer to: Contents 1 Geography 2 Music 3 See also 3.1 Related terms …   Wikipedia

  • Maritime — Mar i*time (m[a^]r [i^]*t[imac]m, formerly m[a^]r [i^]*t[i^]m; 277), a. [L. maritimus, fr. mare the sea: cf. F. maritime. See {Mere} a pool.] 1. Bordering on, or situated near, the ocean; connected with the sea by site, interest, or power; having …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maritime — [mar′ə tīm΄] adj. [L maritimus < mare, the sea: see MARE2] 1. on, near, or living near the sea [maritime provinces, a maritime people] 2. of or relating to sea navigation, shipping, etc. [maritime law] 3. characteristic of sailors; nautical …   English World dictionary

  • Maritime — All …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • maritime — mar·i·time / mar ə ˌtīm/ adj: of or relating to navigation or commerce on navigable waters Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. maritime …   Law dictionary

  • maritime — (adj.) 1540s, of or pertaining to the sea, from M.Fr. maritime (16c.) or directly from L. maritimus of the sea, near the sea, from mare (gen. maris) sea (see MERE (Cf. mere) (n.)) + Latin ending timus, originally a superlative suffix (Cf. intimus …   Etymology dictionary

  • maritime — Maritime. adj. de tout genre. Qui est proche de la mer. Les regions maritimes. les villes maritimes. cette province est maritime. les peuples maritimes. On dit aussi, Les forces maritimes, pour dire, Les forces de la met …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • maritime — *marine, nautical, naval …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • maritime — Maritime, Maritimus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse