metacenter

noun meta·cen·ter \ ˈme-tə-ˌsen-tər \

Definition of metacenter

:the point of intersection of the vertical through the center of buoyancy of a floating body with the vertical through the new center of buoyancy when the body is displaced

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Origin and Etymology of metacenter

French métacentre, from méta- meta- + centre center


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