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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [koh-ming]
    • /ˈkoʊ mɪŋ/
    • /ˈkəʊmɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-ming]
    • /ˈkoʊ mɪŋ/

Definitions of coaming word

  • noun coaming a raised frame around the cockpit or hatchway of a vessel for keeping out water 3
  • noun coaming a raised border around a hatchway, roof opening, etc., to keep out water 3
  • noun coaming a raised border around an opening in a deck, roof, or floor, designed to prevent water from running below. 1
  • noun coaming A raised border around the cockpit or hatch of a yacht or other boat to keep out water. 1
  • noun coaming (nautical) On a boat, the vertical side of above-deck structures, such as the coach roof, hatch, and cockpit. 0
  • noun coaming A raised frame, designed to deflect or prevent entry of water, around an opening (e.g., a hatch or skylight) in a flat surface, such as a roof or deck. 0

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Origin of coaming

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
1605-15; earlier coming, apparently equivalent to comb1 (in the sense of ‘crest’) + -ing1

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Parts of speech for Coaming


coaming popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

coaming usage trend in Literature

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