Definitions for able seaman
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able seaman, able-bodied seaman(noun)
a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills
Synonym of able-bodied seaman.
A naval military rank.
An able seaman is an unlicensed member of the deck department of a merchant ship. An AB may work as a watchstander, a day worker, or a combination of these roles.
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