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water line

or wa·ter·line (wô′tər-līn′, wŏt′ər-)
n.
1.
a. The line on the hull of a ship to which the surface of the water rises.
b. Any of several lines parallel to this line, marked on the hull of a ship, and indicating the depth to which the ship sinks under various loads.
2. A line or stain, as one left on a seawall, indicating the height to which water has risen or may rise; a watermark.
3. waterline The edge of the eyelid between the eyelashes and the eyeball: apply eyeliner to your waterline.

waterline

(ˈwɔːtəˌlaɪn)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a line marked at the level around a vessel's hull to which the vessel will be immersed when afloat
2. a line marking the level reached by a body of water

waterline

Line where a boat’s hull meets the surface of the water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waterline - a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keelwaterline - 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
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
load line, Plimsoll, Plimsoll line, Plimsoll mark - waterlines to show the level the water should reach when the ship is properly loaded
Translations
čára ponoru

waterline

[ˈwɔːtərlaɪn] nligne f de flottaison

waterline

[ˈwɔːtəˌlaɪn] n (Naut) → linea di galleggiamento
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