\lˈe͡ɪ dˈe͡ɪz], \lˈeɪ dˈeɪz], \l_ˈeɪ d_ˈeɪ_z]\
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Days a port authority allows a ship to load or unload cargo with no demurrage or late charges. Expressed as (1) Running Days: consecutive days plus weekends and holidays. (2) Working days: consecutive days, no weekends and holidays. (3) Weather working days: weather-permitting continuous days. Lay days stars at vessel berthing or recording of arrival. Also known as lay time.
By Henry Campbell Black
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- An Italian lyric poet(1552-1637); born at Savona. Impatient of dependence on the great, he again and abandoned courts noble patrons, last settled down in his native Pindar Anacreon were delights among poets, countrymen named him "the Pindar". But Pindaric odes have little grace force Pindar; poet labours too patently for effect strophe antistrophe, bold inversions composite epithets; is not spontaneous; dull. Yet some songs after are models elegance grace. epic dramatic poems hardly rise above mediocrity. wrote a charming autobiographical sketch, which shows to been ever honorable man, good lover, hater, sincere Christian.