the waterline

Definition of the waterline

  1. :  the level that water reaches on the side of a ship We repaired the hull below the waterline.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a line that marks the level of the surface of water on something: such as

    :  the point on the hull of a ship or boat to which the water rises

    :  a line marked on the outside of a ship that corresponds with the water's surface when the ship is afloat on an even keel under specified conditions of loading

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