Results for: Batten-down-the-hatches

What does baton down the hatches mean?

  Answer   It's "batten" down the hatches.   Meaning   Prepare for trouble.   Origin   Climate change is providing plenty of opportunity to reinforce ou (MORE)

Was jean batten a writer?

Jean Gardner Batten CBE OSC was a New Zealand aviator. Born in  Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the 1930s,  internationally, by taking a number of record (MORE)
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What do battens do on a sail?

Battens help give the sail it's shape. By adding these 'spars' to the sail they control how the sail deforms under loading, resulting in a sail shaped more like a wing and l (MORE)
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What is batten wiring?

A pattern in which tough rubber-Sheathed (T.R.S.) or PVC- Sheathed cables are suitable to run on teak wood battens.

Where was Jean Batten born?

Jean Batten was born in Rotorua, New Zealand. ANS 2 - Jean Batten was a famous female aviator from New Zealand in the 1930's - She created many notable records, including the (MORE)

What is the meaning of 'hatches' as in the idiom 'to batten down the hatches'?

The earliest known citation is from John Badcock, in Domestic Amusements, 1823 (referring to a sea voyage): "The severity of the climate having compelled them to batten down a (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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