dead flat

noun

Definition of dead flat

: the portion of a ship's transverse form that has the same form as the midship or largest section

called also straight-of-breadth

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“Dead flat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead%20flat. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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