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[mass noun] Clear space at sea for a ship to turn or manoeuvre in:‘vessels are experiencing difficulty owing to lack of deep water and sea room’
- ‘In theory I am a sailor, but a coastal sailor, where we have what's rightly called ‘sea room.’’
- ‘The range of the missile extended submarine operations to the Pacific Ocean, providing greater sea room and operating area.’
- ‘The simulation established that the new route is safer than the Inner Route, even though it has areas of restricted sea room, especially at the northern end.’
- ‘This strategy could be implemented in two ways, close and distant, which differed only in the amount of sea room they allowed the weaker side.’
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