Definition of Whaling. Meaning of Whaling. Synonyms of Whaling

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Definition of Whaling

Whaling
Whaling Whal"ing, a. Pertaining to, or employed in, the pursuit of whales; as, a whaling voyage; a whaling vessel.
Whaling
Whaling Whal"ing, n. The hunting of whales.
Whaling
Whala Whala, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whaled; p. pr. & vb. n. Whaling.] [Cf. Wale. ] To lash with stripes; to wale; to thrash; to drub. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] --Halliwell. Bartlett.

Meaning of Whaling from wikipedia

- Whaling is the hunting of whales for their usable products such as meat and blubber, which can be turned into a type of oil which became increasingly...
- ****anese whaling, in terms of active hunting of these large mammals, is estimated by the ****an Whaling ****ociation to have begun around the 12th century...
- International Whaling Commission (IWC) is an international body set up by the terms of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW), which...
- history of whaling from prehistoric times up to the commencement of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986....
- encounters with the ****anese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean, which raised public awareness of the issue of illegal whaling and of the organization itself...
- A whaler or whaling ship is a specialized ship, designed, or adapted, for whaling: the catching or processing of whales. The former includes the whale...
- Aboriginal whaling is the hunting of whales by indigenous peoples. It is permitted under international regulation, but in some countries remains a contentious...
- Whaling in Iceland began with spear-drift hunting as early as the 12th century, and continued in a vestigial form until the late 19th century, when other...
- Sperm whaling is the hunting of these marine mammals for the oil, meat and bone that can be extracted from their bodies. Sperm whales, a large and deep-diving...
- Whaling is the hunting of whales. "Whaling" may also refer to: Whaling, the use of email scams to target high-level executives and other corporate targets;...
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