longitudinal metacenter

noun

Definition of longitudinal metacenter

: the point in a vertical line through the center of gravity of a ship where this line is intersected by a second vertical line through the center of buoyancy when the ship is inclined at a very small angle in a fore-and-aft direction

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“Longitudinal metacenter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longitudinal%20metacenter. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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