cox

cox

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english: helmsman, steersman

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sailor a kind of rudder operator. (see actuator)

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according to maoists mao zedong

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the person on the ship to whom the captain informs or verbally commands the route to be taken. contrary to popular belief, the person holding the helm is not the captain, but the commander.

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knowledgeable and experienced crewman who steers the ship is called a helmsman. is the person authorized to implement the captain's decisions. the helmsman is also known as a private who is in a higher rank than a sergeant on warships.

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(see quartermaster)

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is a parrot. repeats every command spoken.

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in some ports in the country, it has been found that the foreman who directs the crane operator is also called cox.

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