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Pronunciation: (di-mûr'ij), [key]
n. Com.
1. the detention in port of a vessel by the shipowner, as in loading or unloading, beyond the time allowed or agreed upon.
2. the similar undue detention of a railroad car, truck, etc.
3. a charge for such undue detention.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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