waterline water·line n

waterline water·line n
Naut linea di galleggiamento

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  • water line — noun 1. a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑waterline, ↑water level • Hypernyms: ↑line • Hyponyms: ↑load line, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • water line — 1. Naut. the part of the outside of a ship s hull that is just at the water level. 2. Naval Archit. any of a series of lines on the hull plans of a vessel representing the level to which the vessel is immersed or the bottom of the keel. Cf. load… …   Universalium

  • Dutch Water Line — Old Dutch Waterline New Dutch Waterline Netherlands One of the inundation sluices near Utrecht Type …   Wikipedia

  • water line — see waterline …   English dictionary

  • water level — noun 1. the level of the surface of a body of water (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑elevation • Hyponyms: ↑sea level 2. underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water spring rains had raised the water table …   Useful english dictionary

  • waterline — [wôt′ərlīn΄] n. 1. the line to which the surface of the water comes on the side of a ship or boat 2. any of several lines parallel to this, marked at various heights on the hull of a ship, indicating the various degrees of submergence when the… …   Universalium

  • waterline — 1620s, line where the water rises to on the hull of a ship afloat, from WATER (Cf. water) (n.1) + LINE (Cf. line) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • waterline — [[t]wɔ͟ːtə(r)laɪn[/t]] waterlines also water line N COUNT: usu sing The waterline is a line, either real or imaginary, on the side of a ship representing the level the water reaches when the ship is at sea. Ray painted below the waterline with a… …   English dictionary

  • waterline — noun a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship • Syn: ↑water line, ↑water level • Hypernyms: ↑line • Hyponyms: ↑load line, ↑Plimsoll line, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • waterline — A system of aircraft location designation. The water line is the measurement of height in inches perpendicular from a horizontal plane located a fixed number of inches below the bottom of the aircraft fuselage …   Aviation dictionary

  • Waterline — refers to an imaginary line marking the level at which ship or boat floats in the water. To an observer on the ship the water appears to rise or fall against the hull . Temperature also affects the level because warm water provides less buoyancy …   Wikipedia

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