(naut.) Designating the vessel responsible for taking action to avoid colliding with another vessel.
Burdened Sentence Examples
I was miffed that I was the sole person burdened with straightening out this mess.
It isn't that I don't want to be burdened with the work.
She was burdened with debt; the reforms of Colbert were ruined; and opposition to the king's regime began to make itself felt.
For in requiring these religions to impart certain prescribed religious truths, and to inculcate the highest moral tone, it burdened them with problems to which they were unequal.
The result was that the national treasury became burdened with a heavy annual interest charge, payable abroad in gold, which did not tend to diminish, and had a long period to run before the expiration of the contracts.