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load line

noun as in waterline on ship


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The dimensions of the Columbia are: Length on mean load line, 412 feet; beam, 58 feet.

This steamer, she had dry decks till her load line was altered.

Load-line, line painted on the outside of a vessel to mark the extreme of immersion in loading her with a cargo.

It is somewhere, then, between her light-water load-line and her bilge.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to load line, such as: legal limit, load waterline, plimsoll line, and plimsoll mark.

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