What does berth mean?
Definitions for berth
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word berth.
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationnoun
a job in an organization
"he occupied a post in the treasury"
mooring, moorage, berth, slipnoun
a place where a craft can be made fast
berth, bunk, built in bedverb
a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
provide with a berth
moor, berth, tie upverb
secure in or as if in a berth or dock
"tie up the boat"
moor, berth, wharfverb
come into or dock at a wharf
"the big ship wharfed in the evening"
A fixed bunk for sleeping in (caravans, trains, etc).
Room for maneuvering or safety. (Often used in the phrase a wide berth.)
A space for a ship to moor or a vehicle to park.
A job or position, especially on a ship.
Position or seed in a tournament bracket.
to bring (a ship or vehicle) into its berth
to assign a berth (bunk or position) to
Etymology: Origin obscure, but apparently from *, equivalent to.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: with sailors.
convenient sea room
a room in which a number of the officers or ship's company mess and reside
the place where a ship lies when she is at anchor, or at a wharf
an allotted place; an appointment; situation or employment
a place in a ship to sleep in; a long box or shelf on the side of a cabin or stateroom, or of a railway car, for sleeping in
to give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide
to allot or furnish berths to, on shipboard; as, to berth a ship's company
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bėrth, n. a ship's station at anchor; a room or sleeping-place in a ship, a sleeping-carriage, &c.: any allotted or assigned place: a situation or place of employment, usually a comfortable one—even without such a qualifying adjective as 'a snug berth.'—v.t. to moor a ship: to furnish with a berth.—To give a wide berth to, to keep well away from generally. [A doublet of Birth; from Bear.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
An aid to sleep, invented by Pullman. Lower preferred. BIRTH An aid to life, discovered by Woman. Higher preferred.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The station in which a ship rides at anchor, either alone, or in a fleet; as, she lies in a good berth, i.e. in good anchoring ground, well sheltered from the wind and sea, and at a proper distance from the shore and other vessels.--Snug berth, a place, situation, or establishment. A sleeping berth.--To berth a vessel, is to fix upon, and put her into the place she is to occupy.--To berth a ship's company, to allot to each man the space in which his hammock is to be hung, giving the customary 14 inches in width.--To give a berth, to keep clear of, as to give a point of land a wide berth, is to keep at a due distance from it.
The room or apartment where any number of the officers, or ship's company, mess and reside; in a ship of war there is commonly one of these between every two guns as the mess-places of the crew.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Berth is ranked #79846 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Berth surname appeared 238 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Berth.
88.6% or 211 total occurrences were White.
4.2% or 10 total occurrences were Black.
4.2% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
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The numerical value of berth in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of berth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of berth in a Sentence
This is not the first administration to have enabled Saudi Arabia and given them wide berth, it's just that Bruce Riedel have a senior Saudi leadership that has been uncharacteristically risk-ready and frankly reckless.
They’re fighting for what we’re fighting for, a postseason berth.
Stay with that buddy group to reduce your contacts and to ensure some social distancing between you and other people (people tend to give groups a wider berth than they do for individual people).
Approximately 30 percent of the consumer fireworks needed for this Independence Day either didn’t make it out of China, are sitting on ocean vessels in the Pacific Ocean waiting to berth at the ports, or they’ve been sitting at West Coast ports waiting to be put on the rail.
Justin Turner said. They sure did. Seager homeredagain, Buehler pitched six scoreless innings and The Dodgers beat The Braves 3-1 on Saturday to send the NL Championship Series to a winner-take-all finale. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON Los Angeles avoided elimination for the second time in less than 24 hours, staying alive in Los Angeles pursuit of a third pennant in four years. Los Angeles hasnt won a championship since 1988. Im still sort of recovering from this one, but already thinking about Game 7, The Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. Thats what you live for. Justin Turner also homered for Los Angeles, and Kenley Jansen threw a six-pitch ninth for Kenley Jansen 18th career postseason save. The NL West and East champions play again Sunday night, with the potential for two rookie starters in a Game 7 for the first time in big league history. Roberts was keeping his options open for his starting pitcher while The Braves plan to go with rookie right-hander Ian Anderson, who has thrown 15 2/3 scoreless innings in Ian Anderson three postseason starts. Tony Gonsolin and three-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw are among the possibilities for Los Angeles. Shoot, well go out there and let er fly. A Game 7 is another baseball game, Atlanta manager Brian Snitker said. You have to treat it as such. The Braves were hoping to celebrate Snitkers 65th birthday Saturday with the franchises first World Series berth since 1999. But Max Fried took Max Fried first loss all year, working into the seventh inning after surrendering three runs during a rocky first. Buehler, using Stans Rodeo Ointment to deal with bothersome blisters, threw 65 of his 89 pitches for strikes. He allowed seven hits while striking out six without a walk. After Atlanta loaded the bases with three singles in a row to start the top of second the last hit by his Vanderbilt roommate Dansby Swanson the right-hander really brought the heat, with 10 consecutive fastballs to get out of the jam. Austin Riley struck out on a 98.7 mph pitch before Nick Markakis took a called third strike on 99.7 mph. Cristian Pache, the 21-year-old rookie who had an RBI in each of Cristian Pache first four NLCS starts, was retired on an inning-ending groundout. Cristian Pache mound presence is just unbelievable.
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Translations for berth
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- корабно място, място за спане, закотвям, длъжност, койка, акостирамBulgarian
- camarotCatalan, Valencian
- Koje, Landungsplatz, Schlafplatz, Ladeplatz, anlegen, LiegeplatzGerman
- litera, camarote, amarra, atraqueSpanish
- kiinnittyä, pysäköintiruutu, venepaikka, laituripaikka, pelivara, rantautua, punkkaFinnish
- marge de manœuvre, couchetteFrench
- ágy, alvóhelyHungarian
- navoliteto, liteto, kabinetolito, trenolitetoIdo
- attracco, cuccetta, attraccareItalian
- 寝台, バースJapanese
- aanleggen, ligplaats, aanmeren, kooiDutch
- vaga, camarote, atracarPortuguese
- должность, причал, причаливать, якорное место, место, спальное место, койка, полка, причалитьRussian
- sovplats, kojSwedish
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