universal rule

noun

Definition of universal rule

: a rule of measurement for the racing of yachts including as factors the waterline length, sail area, and displacement with modifying limitations

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“Universal rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/universal%20rule. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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