What's the difference between dhow and drow?

Dhow


Definition:

  • (n.) A coasting vessel of Arabia, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean. It has generally but one mast and a lateen sail.

Example Sentences:

  • (1) The Ministry of Defence said on Thursday that the dhow had been hijacked by pirates to use as a base and was involved in attacks on merchant shipping.
  • (2) However, Vice Admiral Style said the boarding of the dhow had taken place 7.5 nautical miles south-east of the al-Faw peninsula in Iran.
  • (3) Both go to sea in the same places, in same sort of dhows and armed with the same type of guns.
  • (4) The vice admiral said the Iranians had given two different positions for where they claimed the Royal Navy boarding party - seized after they had made a routine boarding of an Indian-flagged dhow suspected of being used to smuggle cars - had been.
  • (5) To these mosquitoes, we must add the record of A. aegypti larvae on a dhow berthing in Djibuti while this mosquito does not exist actually in the Territory.
  • (6) The coastal towns of Eyl and Garacad in the north, and of Hobyo, further south, have been the focus of Nato's attention, and by carefully mapping which dhows are moored where, the warships can tag the ones they want to track.
  • (7) She travelled to the mainland by dhow and moved around occasionally by train, but mostly on foot.
  • (8) On Sunday, a Lynx helicopter operating from HMS Cornwall confirmed the position after flying over the dhow, whose position had not changed since Friday's incident, according to its captain.
  • (9) aegypti larvae were collected on a dhow arriving in Djibouti.
  • (10) The ministry said pirates had been holding a Pakistani crew of 20 hostages on board and that the navy closed in on the dhow last Friday.
  • (11) The pirates take to the seas off the Horn of Africa in small dhows, and even smaller skiffs, armed with old machine guns and pistols, wearing flip-flops, and gambling that they will be able to hijack a vessel before they run out of food or water, or drown.
  • (12) Wooden dhows bring cattle from Somalia, passengers embark after a torturous 30-hour sea journey from Djibouti, and cargo ships empty cement on to the shore at what is now the country‚Äôs only functioning port.

Drow


Definition:

  • (imp.) of Draw.

Example Sentences:

  • (1) One of the ACB patients died of drowing, while three others had recurring angina pectoris symptoms.
  • (2) In cases of accidental drowing in sea water the osmotic gradient is in inverse: the electrolytes of aspirated salt water diffuse in the circulation, whereas the blood serum and the plasma albumin pass into the alveoli.
  • (3) The likely effect of New Zealand's 1987, Fencing of Swimming Pools Act in preventing these drowings, had it been in effect, is considered.

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