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To take a departure

(Nav. & Surv.) to ascertain, usually by taking bearings from a landmark, the position of a vessel at the beginning of a voyage as a point from which to begin her dead reckoning; as, the ship took her departure from Sandy Hook.

See also: Departure

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To suck in
To suck out
To suck up
To sue out
To surge the capstan
To suspend payment
To swear by
To swear off
To swear the peace against one
To sweat coin
To sweep a mold
To sweep the deck
To swing a door
To swing round the circle
To tail in
To take (an act, thing) amiss
-- To take a departure --
to take a flight{9}
To take a horn
To take a name in vain
To take a reef in
To take a shoot
To take acquaintance of
To take advantage of
To take advice
To take after
To take aim
To take air
To take along
To take an observation
To take arms
To take away
To take bearings
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