forebody

noun

Definition of forebody

  1. 1a :  the part of a ship forward of the largest or midship cross section — compare afterbody, middle body b :  the part of a seaplane float or hull forward of the step; specifically :  the bottom surface forward of the step and below the chines

  2. 2 :  thorax

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Origin and Etymology of forebody

fore- + body


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